The Health Psychology Department is multidisciplinary, covering 8 fields of knowledge that include Physical and Sports Education, Nursing, Behavioral Sciences Methodology, Personality, Evaluation and Psychological Treatment (PETRA), Psychobiology, Basic Psychology, Educational and Evolutionary Psychology, and Social Psychology. In these fields are 111 faculty members, of which 31 are full-time, and who have accumulated a total of 31 six-year research periods.
Department faculty impart classes at the Elche, Sant Joan d'Alacant, and Orihuela campuses in the following undergraduate programs: Physical Activity and Sports Science, Psychology, Podiatry, Medicine, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Business Administration and Management, Labor Relations and Human Resources, Journalism, and Law. Furthermore, its faculty participate in coordinating and teaching the following master's: Health Psychology, Human Resources Management, Work and Organizations, Sport Performance and Health, and Psychological Therapy with Children and Adolescents.
This department has secretarial offices on the Elche and Sant Joan d'Alacant campuses.