Ashford University

Doctor of Psychology - Health and Wellness Psychology


8620 Spectrum Center Blvd.

San Diego, CA 92123

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Psychology - Health and Wellness Psychology

Format: Online

Program Description:

Improve the emotional and mental health of your fellow human beings with the Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) from Ashford University. In this degree program, you will build your knowledge base in the history and systems of psychology, and then you will focus your degree by selecting a specialization that aligns with your specific career and research interests. Specializations include Criminology and Justice Studies, Educational Leadership, Health and Wellness Psychology, Industrial Organizational Psychology, Mediation and Conflict Resolution, and Sport and Performance Psychology. You will reach the pinnacle of achievement when you research, write, and defend your dissertation. PsyD students become practitioner-scholars by becoming knowledgeable of the theory, research, and evidence-based practice in their specializations.

Health and Wellness Psychology Specialization

Foster healthy organizations with your Doctor of Psychology (PsyD), Health and Wellness Psychology Specialization from Ashford University. Advance the physical and psychological health of an organization. Utilize your skills to enhance employees' nutrition, exercise, and work-life balance. Go beyond prevention and treatment to encourage thriving in all aspects of life. With advanced courses in how to diagnose, develop, and evaluate wellness models, you deepen your expertise at promoting healthy employee behavior.

This program includes an extensive research component and broad applications through coursework. The Doctor of Psychology, Health and Wellness Psychology Specialization further enriches your research through the process of proposing, writing, and defending an Applied Doctoral Project or dissertation.


Ashford University is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001

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Classification: Baccalaureate College—Liberal Arts

Locale: Fringe Town

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