Master of Science

master of science in sport and performance psychology

The Master of Science in sport and performance psychology is a comprehensive, science- based program that educates students on the process of success, creating and leading highly effective teams, utilizing positive motivation and communication, as well as setting and achieving high goals. The program and faculty prepare graduates with the first- hand experience needed to serve as leaders in sport, coaching, exercise, mental health counseling and wellness disciplines.

Approved by the Association of Applied Sport Psychology (AASP), the program’s comprehensive curriculum was specifically designed to help students complete the specialized coursework requirements to become Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC®) through the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP). The degree can be completed 100 percent online and is comprised of 53 quarter credits (equivalent to 35 semester credits), consisting of eight core courses and multiple elective options. This structure allows our students to select coursework to meet their individual job and certification needs. Students also have the opportunity to pursue a concentration in positive coaching under the sport and performance psychology program.