University of Michigan - Dearborn

College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters Graduate Programs

Clinical Health Psychology


Fairlane Center South Room 168

4901 Evergreen Road, 2200 SSB

Dearborn, MI 48128

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Psychology-Specialization in Clinical Health Psychology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The MS in Psychology with a Specialization in Clinical Health Psychology is a 48 credit program that trains mental healthcare providers to work in primary care settings, as well as more traditional clinical psychology settings. The curriculum of the program, in conjunction with one year of supervised postgraduate experience in an organized healthcare setting, is designed to fulfill the course requirements for the Michigan Limited License in Psychology. The program consists of eleven required courses (36 credits) in core areas of Clinical Health Psychology. Six credit hours will be devoted to practicum in a community setting. Students will take either two elective courses or complete a master's thesis under the supervision of program faculty. The MS program is designed for the full or part-time student who has an undergraduate degree and wishes to obtain a degree in the Behavioral Sciences leading to the Michigan Limited License in Psychology. Graduates of the program are prepared to provide evaluation, counseling and therapy services to clients in a variety of clinical settings with an emphasis on using psychological interventions in the treatment of medical problems.


The University of Michigan-Dearborn is fully accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

International Student Requirements:

• Completed application form • Application fee ($60.00 for those who will be studying on an F or J visa) • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions, and proof of secondary school completion (academic records) • English Language Proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS or MELAB) • Full Financial Support Information (Required for F and J Visa Students only) • Health Insurance • SEVIS DS-2019 Request Form (J Visa Students only) • Transfer Clearance document (required if student has a previous SEVIS I-20)

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 48

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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