Sports-Related Programs

Discover a new kind of health sciences education at University of Western States (UWS). Founded in 1904, UWS is an integrated health sciences university with an enduring commitment to educating health care professionals. The university motto, “For the good of the patient” guides every aspect of the institution. UWS is institutionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).

sports-related programs

Passionate about sports, fitness and finding your niche in the field of health sciences? Complete the form to connect with an admissions advisor. You can also learn more about our sports-related programs here:


Our ESS master’s degree program has a strong exercise science core with the ability to focus on health and wellness promotion or nutrition. Taught by world-class faculty with extensive athletic industry experience, our evidence-informed curriculum is entirely online and prepares students with first-hand knowledge needed to succeed in this diverse field.


The sport and performance psychology online program is designed to help provide students with the skills in positive and applied sport psychology needed to enhance performance and maximize human potential. The curriculum provides an opportunity for students to complete the specialized coursework requirements to become Certified Mental Performance Consultants (CMPC) through the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP). Students can decide to specialize in clinical mental health counseling, positive coaching, and positive leadership and administration. The SPP program includes options at master’s, doctoral and certificate levels.


The Sports Medicine master’s program is designed for health care providers seeking specialization in the conditioning and treatment of athletes. Pursuing this degree opens up opportunities in the diverse industry and enhances a provider’s marketability to athletic populations. Students may save time and specialize in the field by completing this degree concurrently with the Doctor of Chiropractic program.