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Clinical Health Psychology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months


The 48-credit program consists of 11 required courses (36 credits) in core areas of Clinical Health Psychology. Six credit hours will be devoted to practicum in a community setting. Students will take either two elective courses or complete a master’s thesis under the supervision of program faculty.Students will be required to complete a Plan of Work during their first semester in the MS in Psychology: Specialization in Clinical Health Psychology program. The plan of work requires discussion between students and their program advisers. Copies will be retained by the student and the program director or program advisor.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Adv Methods Health Psych
  • Adv Tech in Therapeutic Inter
  • Advanced Health Psychology
  • Advanced Psychopathology
  • Basic Methods Health Psych
  • Bio Foundations of Health Psyc
  • Ethical Issues
  • Health Psych Thesis Research
  • Health Psych Thesis Research
  • Ind&Grp Tech in Cln Hlth Psyc
  • Pract. Clinical Health Psyc
  • Psychological Assessment 
  • Therapeutic Intervention

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Admission decisions are based upon applicants’ records of academic achievement, Graduate Record Examination (general test) scores, letters of recommendation, and personal statements of education and career goals. More specifically a BA or BS in Psychology or a related major with a cumulative undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and a minimum GRE score (general test) of approximately 300 are required for admission. Students without undergraduate psychology degrees are welcome to apply but will need Introductory Psychology, Statistics, and Abnormal Psychology; undergraduate Health Psychology and Research Methods are strongly recommended.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    778 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 778 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    778 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 778 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    406 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 406 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Dearborn Heights

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
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