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Sport Psychology Graduate Program

As listed in the Directory of Graduate Programs in Applied Sport Psychology, our graduate program is based on the certification guidelines prepared by the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP).

Our curriculum is designed to prepare graduate students to pursue (a) careers in coaching, teaching, sports medicine, athletic training, health and fitness, or performance enhancement consulting, (b) doctoral degrees in sport psychology or related field such as kinesiology, education, or social psychology, and/or (c) certification in sport psychology consulting as an AASP Certified Consultant.

Students who do not have an undergraduate degree in Kinesiology or a related field may be required to complete 9 or more units of prerequisite coursework. In many cases, this coursework may be completed concurrently with enrollment in the graduate program.

The faculty and students in the Graduate Sport Psychology Option have a strong record of earning awards, recognitions, grants, and contracts. Since our program was created in 2000, we have either directly received or collaborated on efforts that have resulted in over $690,000 in funding support for student and faculty creative activity. View a complete list of our program accolades here.