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Adult Undergraduate

Health Psychology

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Adult Undergraduate
  • Online
125 credits
Required for Program
  • Degree available online
  • Minor Available
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Serve others while expanding your knowledge of behavioral health issues and learn from Christian practitioners working in the field of health psychology. The health psychology program helps you examine how psychological, behavioral, cultural, and social factors influence health and illness. This degree can prepare you to work in the healthcare industry and is great preparation for further graduate study.
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Why study health psychology at Northwestern?

This program is available completely online and can usually be completed in as few as 18 - 22 months. Coursework develops skills needed for occupations that assist people on the autism spectrum or with developmental disabilities, as well as behavioral management techniques. 

You will learn how to enhance the performance and satisfaction of employees in organizations and businesses, help children develop skills in school settings, and improve the lives of adults with various disabilities.

With campus so close to downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul, students can take advantage of opportunities in Minnesota’s thriving health and psychology industries.

If you want to help others, understand how behavior influences health, and are interested in a career in healthcare, this might be the right degree for you.

What will you learn?

You will learn to communicate effectively, counsel patients, and discover techniques to improve behavioral health diagnoses.

Some classes include:

  • Foundations of Health Psychology
  • Principles of Counseling
  • Stress and Pain Management
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Health Promotion through the Lifespan
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The morals of the school really coincide with my morals; that’s a big thing. I’ve trusted everyone from the professors to the advisors. I can trust them to have my best interest in mind.

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St. Paul, MN 55113
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