Health and Human Development

In this specialization, you will apply the latest psychological research and theory in developmental psychology to real-world situations within healthcare and human and social services settings. Coursework emphasizes the psychology of health and human behavior, and you will have the option to focus on a specific area, such as child/adolescent health, women’s health, or geriatric health.

Completion Requirements

  • 48 total quarter credits
    • Core courses (33 cr.)
    • Specialization courses (15 cr.)

This sequence represents the minimum credits to complete the program. The number of credits and the time to completion for the program may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 855-646-5286.

Courses

Quarter Course Code Course Credits
Quarter 1 Course Code DPSY 6002 Course Foundations for Graduate Study in Psychology Credits (3 cr.)
Quarter 1 Course Code DPSY 6111 Course Themes and Theories of Developmental Psychology Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 2 Course Code DPSY 6215 Course Lifespan Development Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 2 Course Code DPSY 6218 Course Gender and Human Development Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 3 Course Code DPSY 6121 Course Development in the Digital Age Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 3 Course Code RSCH 6100Y Course Research Theory, Design, and Methods Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 4 Course Code DPSY 6745 Course Health Psychology Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 4 Course Code DPSY 6242 Course Changing Health Behavior Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 5 Course Code DPSY 6573
or
DPSY 6574
or
DPSY 6815
Course Child and Adolescent Health

Women's Health

Contemporary Gerontology and Geriatric Psychology
Credits (5 cr.)

(5 cr.)

(5 cr.)
Quarter 5 Course Code DPSY 6393 Course Capstone Credits (5 cr.)
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