2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

Masters of Arts or Science (MA/MS) in Sport and Exercise Psychology

Degree requirements

Students completing the Sport and Exercise Psychology degree must complete a minimum of 33 credits of graduate courses. In order to earn a master of science degree, these courses must include 6 credits of a thesis project (THES 698). In order to earn a master of arts degree, these courses must include 3 credits of a research project (RES 697) or creative project (CRPR 698).  Students electing THES 698 must make a final oral defense.


33 credits

Core requirements

SEPS 605Psychology of Injury Rehabilitation

3

SEPS 609Sport Psychology

3

SEPS 611Practicum in Sport and Exercise Psychology

3

SEPS 644Psycho-Social Processes of Sport and Physical Activity

3

SEPS 660Psychology of Exercise and Health

3

SEPS 690Sport Sociology

3

Directed electives, 3-6 credits

ACE 604Physical Preparation and Conditioning

3

ACE 612Growth and Development for Coaches

3

ACE 675Teaching and Motivation for Coaches

3

ANTH 559Ethnographic Methods

3

CPSY 621Theories and Techniques of Counseling

3

CPSY 688Process and Techniques of Group Counseling

3

EDPS 603Psychology of Human Development

3

EDPS 640Methodology of Educational and Psychological Research

3

EDPS 646Tests and Measurements

3

EDPS 742Multivariate Statistics and Data Mining

3

EXSC 603Exercise Physiology 1

3

EXSC 634Mechanical Analysis of Movement

3

KINE 620Kinesiology Special Topics

1 TO 9

PSYS 613Developmental Psychology

3

PSYS 615Learning and Motivation

3

PSYS 616Perception and Cognition

3

PSYS 623Theories of Personality

3

PSYS 632Science of Psychopathology

3

SEPS 600Internship in Sport and Exercise Psychology

1 TO 6

Total Credit Hours:3-6

Research requirements: 9-12 credits from one area

(choose one)

Master of Arts, research paper/creative project

EDPS 641Introduction to Statistical Methods

3

or

EDPS 642Analysis of Variance

3

EXSC 611Research Methods (Thesis)

3

 

RES 697Research Paper

1 TO 3

or

CRPR 698Creative Project

3 OR 6

Total Credit Hours:9-12

Master of Science, thesis

EDPS 641Introduction to Statistical Methods

3

or

EDPS 642Analysis of Variance

3

EXSC 611Research Methods (Thesis)

3

THES 698Thesis

1 TO 6

Total Credit Hours: 33