48 months
34700 USD/year
34700 USD/year
Tuition fee
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As a healthcare professional with a focus in health psychology, 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. The Health Psychology program is offered by Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

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About the University

For nearly 200 years, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) has been educating future healthcare leaders. Our singular focus on healthcare and broad portfolio of undergraduate and graduate healthcare programs uniquely positions us to provide an innovative, interprofessional collaborative education that better prepares students to join the integrative team-based care models of today’s healthcare system. Deep-rooted relationships with prestigious medical and research institutions in Boston’s Longwood Medical Area, across New England and around the globe enable students to gain the most effective clinical and non-clinical experiences available.

Key Features

In this Health Psychology program 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.

Students at MCPHS are professionally focused and driven, and represent almost every state in the U.S. and dozens of foreign countries. MCPHS not only enjoys a rich diversity in our student body, but also offers a rich diversity of healthcare programs, paralleling the interdisciplinary team approach in modern healthcare institutions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Psychology  
  • Biology
  • Expository Writing 
  • American Culture  
  • Computer Applications
  • Lifestyle Medicine
  • Biological Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Official transcripts from all secondary schools attended should be submitted by your guidance counselor or a school official. First quarter grades from senior year should be included if available when you apply.Applicant's transcripts should include the following:

  • Math: Algebra 1 & 2 and Geometry are required however it is recommended that applicants complete four years of math up to Precalculus or Calculus.
  • Science: Biology and Chemistry are required however it is recommended that applicants complete four years of lab science. Additional recommended courses may include Anatomy and Physiology, Physics, AP Biology or AP Chemistry.
  • English: Four years of English
  • Social Sciences: One year of history is required. A well-rounded curriculum of additional social science courses is recommended.

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Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34700 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    34700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34700 USD per year during 48 months.

MCPHS offers merit-based scholarships up to $18,000 per year.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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