John R. and Kathy R. Hairston College of Health and Human Sciences

Masters of Science In Health Psychology

The Master of Science in Health Psychology degree program prepares students to address the need to promote the interrelationships between physical and mental health. This program prepares students for jobs and doctoral programs that emphasize mental and physical illness prevention, health promotion and strategies to identify and address health disparities.

  • It is an excellent precursor for those students who would like to pursue a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in health psychology or clinical psychology.
  • Some coursework is offered on campus, while other courses are provided online.

Graduates will be prepared for a doctoral program in health, clinical and other subspecialties and for a variety of employment opportunities:

  • Behavioral health case manager
  • Survey specialist
  • Research associate
  • Neuropsychological associates
  • Psychometrists
  • Behavioral health evaluators
  • Community health worker
  • Research consultants
  • Behavioral health science writers


M.S. in Health Psychology Curriculum Guide