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B.S. in Health Studies - Health Psychology and Behavior

Offered By: Walden University

The health care industry is changing dramatically and health care organizations are growing more complex. Gain the knowledge base required to understand and anticipate the continuing changes in the health care industry. Broaden your understanding of the policies, organization, financing and dynamics of the U.S. health care system. Whether you currently work in allied health or are seeking to enter the field, you can leverage your experience and help prepare to take the next step in your career and professional development.

The challenges of health and well-being in today's world require an understanding of the social, behavioral, emotional, and cognitive factors associated with disease, illness and injury. These factors can not only vary in important ways by geography, but by differences in culture, race/ethnicity, and experience. This concentration is designed to give students the academic preparation to help lead the healthy changes in the psychology and behavior of individuals and the community.