The Master of Arts in Sport-Exercise Psychology program was created for students seeking employment in private practice, athletic departments, coaching, exercise/health, and education.
The Sports Psychology program focuses on theoretical foundations, helping relationships, individual and group skills, normal and abnormal behavior, sport sciences, research and evaluation, diversity, and professional identity. Students pursuing a Sports Psychology degree are taught applied sport psychology, normal and abnormal psychological functioning, and the physiological, motor, and psychosocial aspects of sport behavior. Only Sports Psychology graduates from Argosy University, Atlanta who have completed the 48-credit hour program are eligible to apply for provisional status as a Certified Consultant, AASP. A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution is necessary for admission into this Sports Psychology program.
If you already have a doctoral degree and would like to receive formal training in applied sport psychology, Argosy University also offers a Postdoctoral Respecialization Certificate in Sport-Exercise Psychology. In this Sports Psychology program, you can complete an individualized course of study designed to complement your previous training and experience.
*Applicants to the Postdoctoral Respecialization Certificate in Sport-Exercise Psychology program must hold a doctoral degree in areas of psychology, kinesiology, or related field from a regionally accredited institution of higher education.