The Health Psychology Integrated Wellness track explores the integration of mind, body and spirit – equipping students to help people improve their quality of life. This degree track provides an excellent foundation for graduate degrees in all areas of psychology, including clinical psychology, counseling fields and mind-body studies.
Length of Program: 2 years, full time.
Campus: Kenmore, Washington
Kenmore, Washington campus
The Integrated Wellness track is the best choice if you plan to pursue a graduate education in psychology (i.e., clinical or counseling psychology, East-West ,or existential psychology, ecopsychology). This track is also excellent preparation for work within the health and wellness, psychosocial research, and nonprofit or governmental fields.
The Integrated Wellness track in the Bachelor of Science in Health Psychology explores the integration of mind, body and spirit – equipping students to help people improve their quality of life. The program also focuses on addressing systemic problems in society and social institutions.
The curriculum blends the study of psychology with health, the healing arts, wellness and fitness. Graduates are prepared to critically evaluate the scientific literature and relate current research and advances in health psychology to the fundamental principles of health and wellness. This track provides students with the most open electives, facilitating the opportunity to integrate the study of psychology with the many electives offered through other Bastyr undergraduate programs like nutrition, exercise science and herbal science.
This degree provides an excellent foundation for graduate degrees in all areas of psychology, including clinical psychology, counseling fields and mind-body studies. Students will be well-prepared to continue on to graduate work in social work, public health, therapy and education.
Students seeking to join the workforce directly after completing their bachelor's degree have opportunities in social services, human resources, research, volunteer organizations, health services and the fitness and wellness industry.
Students may apply to the program while completing prerequisite coursework. Exceptional applicants who do not meet this minimum requirement will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
Reference our curriculum table for full prerequisites. A full course outline can be found in the Academic Catalog.
Students interested in graduate study in psychology should complete the Health Psychology track with the research project option.
The Bachelor of Science in Health Psychology program follows the American Psychological Association expected learning outcomes for undergraduate education:
For the course catalog, click here.