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Health Psychology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Boston, MA, United States
As a healthcare professional with a focus in Health Psychology from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, you have the power to help shape the future of healthcare according to the role of behavioral factors in health promotion, disease prevention, treatment of illness, and health policy. 
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Overview

The programme

In this Health Psychology from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, one of only a few in the country, you’ll gain a range of knowledge in psychology, a strong preparation in the basic sciences and liberal arts, an informed sense of healthcare issues from other fields such as sociology, law, ethics, literature, history, and healthcare administration, and training in research methods and statistics. 

When you graduate, you’ll be well prepared to begin your career or continue your education at the graduate level.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Biology I: Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • American Culture, Identity, and Public Life
  • Computer Applications
  • Health Psychology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

  • Minimum required score:

    58

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General Requirements

All freshman applicants must submit the following credentials along with their completed application:

  • Official high school transcript
  • Official score report from one of the following: SAT, ACT, TOEFL, IELTS, EPE (English Proficiency Exam, the MCPHS on-campus test)
  • One letter of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33600 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33600 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Boston

  • 1560 - 3240 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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