Graduate Certificate of Completion in Health Psychology
Program Core Courses
This course explores the promotion of health behaviors at the individual and community level. A special focus is on prevention programs and utilization of media to impact health behaviors. Factors contributing to successful prevention programs will be analyzed and program evaluation techniques will be demonstrated. Successful survey design techniques will be introduced and the current trends in health psychology will be explored.
This course examines a variety of factors related to wellness and includes a focus on substance use and abuse, nutrition, weight control, diet, exercise and safety. An exploration of lifestyles factors related to promoting health and wellness across the lifespan will be assessed as well as effective coaching for health and wellness.
This course examines health and prevention at the community level. This course examines the implementation of community wide change through intervention, prevention and program evaluation. Students will explore current research related to topics relevant to Community Psychology.
This course examines the future of Health Psychology with an emphasis on understanding current public policy and implementing changes in this sector. Careers related to Health Psychology and issues and controversies that impact the field are investigated.
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* Please refer to the Academic Catalog for more information. Program subject to change.