Psychology - Clinical Health Psychology Concentration

The University of Alabama

24 months
29230 USD/year
10780 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The clinical health psychology training concentration is designed to prepare doctoral students for careers as scientists and scientist-practitioners in the areas of health psychology and behavioral medicine


In addition to the graduate core curriculum and the clinical psychology core curriculum, students specializing in clinical health psychology will have the opportunity to pursue coursework and practical training experiences that will prepare them to work in academic/medical settings. The didactic and practical training experiences focus on the integration of psychosocial and biomedical processes. Complementing the core faculty in the clinical health psychology training concentration, students will also be trained by practicing health psychologists and physicians who are associate faculty members in our training.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Cognition and Learning
  • Physiological Psychology
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Life-Span Developmental Psychology
  • Advanced Social Psychology
  • History and Systems
  • Teaching of Psychology
  • Research Methods in Psychology
  • Psychopathology
  • Health Psychology Proseminar
  • Health Psychology / Behavioral Medicine I
  • Psychological Assessment II (Personality)
  • Advanced Health Psychology Practicum

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicant data sheet and statement of purpose
  • One transcript for each U.S. or international institution of higher education
  • Admissions test scores less than five years old 
  • The application fee is $65 for U.S. citizens and permanent residents and $80 for international applicants
  • Three letters of recommendation. 
  • Additional application materials (e.g., portfolios, writing samples, responses to essay questions, etc.) required by individual departments
  • International applicants must submit one certified copy in the native language along with certified precise word-for-word English translations of all transcripts, diplomas, and certificates of degree.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14615 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    10780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5390 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.


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Psychology - Clinical Health Psychology Concentration
The University of Alabama