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Master of Arts in Sport-Exercise Psychology

Argosy University - Online

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Description

Argosy University's online Master of Arts in Sport - Exercise Psychology is an ideal program for any individual who is seeking a program that will aid them in developing the knowledge that is needed for dealing with the ethical performance enhancement field.

As a part of this online sport psychology degree program, individuals will study the psychological/mental factors that affect the performance of individuals within sports and exercise.

As a part of Argosy University's American School of Professional Psychology, this online sports psychology degree program, students will develop competencies in areas, such as theoretical foundations, helping relationships, individual and group skills, normal and abnormal behavior, sport sciences, research and evaluation, diversity, and professional identity.

This is an ideal program for any individual who is looking to develop the knowledge that is needed for working as coaches, athletes, school and community groups on performance enhancement and life skills development.

The overarching goal of this online sports psychology degree program is to instill in students the knowledge and the skills that are needed for seeking employment in a number of areas, such as private practice, athletic departments, coaching, exercise/health, and education, as well as those who will ultimately pursue a doctorate degree.

Based on the educational requirements outlined by the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP), the curriculum provides students an opportunity to develop a foundation in applied sport psychology, an understanding of normal and abnormal psychological functioning, and a knowledge base in the physiological, motor, and psychosocial aspects of sport behavior. Graduates are eligible to apply for "provisional status" as a Certified Consultant through AASP.

All applicants must have a bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution.

Accreditation Information

Higher Learning Commission

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