Bachelor of Science in Health Psychology - Integrated Wellness

A foundational bachelor's degree to prepare for graduate study in psychology, public health, and mind-body studies.

Health Psychology Degree Program Overview

Your foundation in psychology begins here, as you explore the integration of mind, body, and spirit, and how you can help individuals enjoy a better quality of life through psychology.  

This bachelor’s degree is right for you if you plan to pursue graduate education in professional areas such as clinical, counseling and school psychology, public health and health policy, or plan to work in health and wellness, psychosocial research, nonprofit or governmental fields. You'll be prepared to critically evaluate scientific literature and relate current research and advances in health psychology to the fundamental principles of health and wellness.  The program also focuses on addressing systemic problems in society and social institutions. 

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Program Length

2 years, full time


$673/credit hour (average)

Integrated Psychology Program Highlights

Individual faculty mentorship

Study health psychology and the intersectionality of spirituality and health

Senior research project

About the Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology

To be admitted to the Health Psychology - Integrated Wellness program at Bastyr University, transfer students must meet the following criteria:

  • Complete 90 quarter (60 semester) credits from a regionally accredited college or university or its equivalent (only courses with a grade of C or higher are transferable).
  • Achieve a cumulative GPA of 2.5 and prerequisite GPA of 2.0.
  • Complete the general education and major-based prerequisite courses.

Undergraduate transfer students who complete one of the following transfer degrees will satisfy the general education requirements:

  • Associate of Arts (AA)
  • Associate of Science (AS)
  • Direct Transfer Associate (DTA) [WA state]
  • Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) [CA state]
  • California State University Breadth [CA state]
  • Associate Degree for Transfer [CA state]

Note: Technical degrees, such as Applied Science degrees, will not automatically satisfy the general education requirements. They will be reviewed on a course-by-course basis.

Major-Based Prerequisite Courses

Survey of Biology w/lab - 1 course

College Algebra - 1 course

General Psychology - 1 course

General Education Requirements

To see examples of General Education courses, please see the General Admissions for Undergraduate students.

Arts and Humanities - 5 courses

English Literature and Composition - 2 courses

Other Courses - 3 courses

Social and Behavioral Sciences5 courses

Public Speaking - 1 course

Major-Based Prerequisite Course (see list) - 1 course

Other Courses* - 3 courses

Natural Science and Mathematics - 5 courses

Major-Based Prerequisite Courses (see list) - 2 courses

Other Courses - 3 courses

General Electives - 3 courses or more

TOTAL: 90 quarter/60 semester credits

*Psychology courses cannot be used to complete the Social and Behavioral Sciences general education requirements.

View list of prerequisite courses available at Bastyr University. 

Bastyr accepts graduate and undergraduate transfer credits earned at accredited colleges and universities. Learn what you need to make this process go smoothly.

For more information on loans and scholarships, visit financial aid

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.