Information For Prospective Students

Information For Prospective Students

Information For Prospective Students

Attend an Information Session with Rowan Global to learn more about our Ph.D. program.

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 are available after completion of the M.A. degree requirements.
  • Curricular content is consistent with the American Psychological Associations
    (APA) Accreditation Standards and the Standards for Specialty Training of the
    APA, although the program is not currently accredited.

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
    • Primary Care Psychology
    • Behavioral Medicine
    • Pediatric Psychology
    • Behavioral Pharmacology and Psychopharmacology

About Rowan
Rowan University, a leading public institution located in the heart of Southern New Jersey, is ranked among the best public universities in the North by U.S. News and World Report. More than 14,400 students are enrolled in Rowan undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs at Glassboro, Camden, and Stratford campuses. Rowan is the second comprehensive public research university in New Jersey; one of just two institutions in the nation with medical schools granting both DO and MD degrees; and one of just 56 with accredited programs in business, education, engineering, and medicine.

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.

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. See for more information.

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