Additional Information for Prospective Students

Additional Information for Prospective Students


Program Highlights

  • Meets the needs of emerging trends in healthcare delivery, with a specific focus on
    the integration of psychology into healthcare generally and primary care practice
  • Provides a unique setting for professional training in both urban and rural
  • Provides the opportunity to work within medical facilities throughout the region.
  • Training is based on a scientist-practitioner model and evidence-based care is
    emphasized throughout the program.
  • Allows students to develop increasingly complex and sophisticated
    competencies using a vertical model of training.
  • Provides close research and clinical supervision of students using a mentorship
  • 93 credit, five-year program (four years on campus and one year at off-site
    internship placement).
  • Classes will be held on Glassboro main campus. All classes will be day classes.
  • Undergraduate teaching opportunities available in both online and in-person formats.
  • Curricular content is consistent with the American Psychological Associations
    (APA) Accreditation Standards and the Standards for Specialty Training of the

Training in Integrated Primary Care and Health Psychology

  • Additional didactic and applied experiences in health psychology to bridge the gap between traditional models of mental and physical health service.
  • Interdisciplinary collaborations with Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, and others.
  • Health-focused course highlights:
    • Health Psychology
    • Health Care Models and Service Delivery
    • Social Issues in Health and Wellness
    • Behavioral Pharmacology and Psychopharmacology

About Rowan University

Since its founding in 1923, Rowan University has evolved from a teacher preparation college to a bustling regional university that's ranked among the best public universities in the North by U.S. News and World Report. Today, Rowan's more than 18,000 students choose from more than 74 bachelor's and 51 master's degree programs, four doctoral programs and two professional programs. The university is one of just 56 institutions in the country with accredited programs in business, education, engineering and medicine. Learn more about Rowan University.

The Department of Psychology, part of the College of Science and Mathematics, also offers Master's degrees and advanced graduate certificate programs in Applied Behavior Analysis, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and School Psychology. Learn more the Department of Psychology. 

About South Jersey

Rowan is located in Glassboro, New Jersey, 20 minutes southeast of Philadelphia, one hour from the Jersey Shore beaches and less than two hours from New York City. Local communities include urban, suburban, and rural living. The Glassboro area offers much to explore, including shopping, restaurants, outdoor recreation areas, farmers' markets, and the South Jersey Wine Trail. Learn more about Southern Jersey.  

Have More Questions That You Can't Find at Our Website? 
Type of Question Contact
General questions about the program, program requirements, and admissions? or Dr. Haugh (DCT) @ 856-256-4500, x53781
Information about specific faculty research? Contact faculty members directly
Questions about how to submit your application, whether the application is received, or other application related questions. Rowan Global Admissions at 856-256-4747 or by email at


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