M.Sc. On Campus

Health Psychology

University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

18 months
1676 USD/credit 44693 USD/year
1676 USD/credit 44693 USD/year
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We offer a master degree in Health Psychology at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. Our two degree options, MS Thesis Option and MS Non-Thesis Option,  are designed to provide opportunities for students with varied interests in health, cognition, and wellness. 


All students follow a similar education plan during their first year in the MS. At the end of the first year in the curriculum, students in consultation with faculty may continue on either the thesis-track or non-thesis track.

At the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia we offer a master degree in Health Psychology. Through a combination of coursework and research experiences, you will acquire a thorough background in the psychological theory of mental and physical health, behavioral medicine, research methods, neuroscience and health communication. Electives allow you to be flexible and pursue areas of interest.  You may also complete the graduate Certificate in Health Education and Communication or Biostatistical Methods with SAS Programming Certificate simultaneously with this MS degree. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Neuropsychology
  • Graduate Statistics and Experimental Design 
  • Master's Research
  • Fundamentals of Clinical Research
  • Health Psychology 
  • Behavioral Medicine

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


40 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application - Apply online. 
  • Official college transcripts from all colleges attended with all degrees documented. Transcripts from non-US institutions must be course-by-course evaluated by World Education Services (WES)
  • Statement of Professional Goals
  • All applicants must submit a 1000-word essay explaining specific short and long-term career goals that the program will help address. If the applicant is applying to be a MS (Thesis) or Ph.D. student, the applicant must identify at least two of the program’s faculty whose research interests align most closely with their own interests and describe why s/he perceives this to be so. The essay may be submitted as part of application, or as an email enclosure, or sent separately via postal mail
  • Resume or CV
  • Three written letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    44693 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1676 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    44693 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1676 USD per credit during 18 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

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


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