The following program goals were established in 2010:
To provide an opportunity for students to earn a BS in Health Psychology, with a strong knowledge base in the general principles of psychology as well as concepts and applications within health psychology.
To provide a comprehensive education that includes an understanding of healthcare delivery, healthcare ethics, and interprofessional healthcare teams.
To provide opportunities for the development and demonstration of communication, critical thinking, information literacy, and research design skills.
To provide curricular and experiential opportunities for students to explore the wide range of career options appropriate for individuals with a terminal bachelor’s degree in psychology.
To provide curricular and experiential opportunities for students to explore graduate training options within and related to psychology.
To provide individualized academic advising and career mentoring for all majors from the point of entry into the program through graduation.