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One possible result of experiencing daily job, family and economic stress is manifestation of associated physical problems.
Gain an understanding of this mind-body connection with the Master of Science in Psychology with a concentration in Behavioral Health. You'll focus on the application of psychological and behavioral methods to the many aspects of health. You'll learn the evolution of the biopsychosocial model, examining the interaction of biological, psychological, behavioral and social factors as they affect efforts to promote health and prevent disease.
Find out about the effects of diversity and socioeconomic status on chronic illness, identify effective coping methods to reduce stress and pain, and review current evidence-based intervention strategies in health psychology and behavioral health.
*In Maryland, the Master of Science in Psychology has an emphasis in Behavioral Health.
Use the information below or speak with a Finance Advisor to better understand your financial options. You'll also find out how you may be able to lower your out-of-pocket expense and what options may be available to help you fund your education.
The curriculum of the Master of Science in Psychology with a concentration in Behavioral Health degree program consists of 48-51 credit hours. To view all the courses you’ll need to complete this degree program, visit our General Education requirements page.
When you need graduate-level college credit for continuing education or professional development requirements, consider enrolling in an individual course. Many of the same courses offered in our degree programs are also available for individual enrollment. It's great way to "test-drive" the University and get all the same services and support we offer in our degree programs.
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Whether you're serving on Active Duty, are a member of the Reserve or National Guard, or are the spouse of a military member, you're eligible for a reduction in tuition. Our special military tuition rates combined with some of the resources below can help you get started in your pursuit of a degree.
With federal military tuition assistance, you may receive 100% federal Tuition Assistance for your military service.
If you're a veteran or military servicemember who served a minimum of 90 combined days on active duty after September 10th, 2001, you may be eligible for Post 9/11 GI benefits.
As a military spouse, you may be eligible for financial assistance that can help you pursue your degree.
The program provides professionals in business, marketing, human resources, government services and education with an understanding of the cognitive and affective processes that underlie the individual human experience and behavior. You'll study the research methodologies, critical thinking and problem solving that are necessary to evaluate behavior.
You'll learn from a rigorous, regularly updated curriculum featuring the latest theories and practices you'll need to function most effectively in your position. Ethics is a key part of the instruction, in which students learn about the Code of Ethics for the psychology profession, so they can critically evaluate scenarios that present different challenges requiring ethical decision making.
Our curriculum is taught by faculty with current, real-world experience — giving you insight into how you can apply what you learn to an actual work setting.
We make it convenient for working professionals like you to earn your degree around your busy schedule — through anytime online learning or evening on-campus classes.
An average class size of 15 students provides an intimate learning environment that allows for close interaction with expert faculty.
While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Advisor.
Gain the essential skills and knowledge to provide the compassion, guidance and service others need, whether you want to work one-on-one, with families and small groups, or in schools and communities.
The PhoenixConnect® academic social network provides you with opportunities to extend your reach beyond your classroom to network with ambitious learners worldwide.
At University of Phoenix, we provide each student with a team of advisors who are committed to your success from the moment you ask about University of Phoenix to the day you graduate.