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      Master of Arts in Sport-Exercise Psychology

      • The mental aspect of competitive sports can often have a greater influence on the outcome of a contest than the physical play. For those who want to help athletes improve their focus and utilize psychological techniques to improve performance, Argosy University's Master of Arts (MA) in Sport-Exercise Psychology is the logical next step.

        This master’s degree in psychology is offered through Argosy's College of Behavioral Sciences. The online program can provide convenience and flexibility for students who are balancing their education with other life demands.

      • The curriculum for this Psychology master’s degree is based on the educational requirements outlined by the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP). It is designed to provide a strong foundation in applied sports psychology with a focus on “ethical performance enhancement.”

        Students of the program will have an opportunity to gain an understanding of the following:

        • Normal and abnormal psychological functioning
        • Physiological, motor, and psychosocial aspects of sports behavior
        • Theoretical foundations
        • Helping relationships
        • Individual and group skills
        • Sport sciences
        • Research and evaluation procedures
        • Diversity
        • Professional identity

        TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

        To review the technical requirements for this program, please click here.

        ACCREDITATION

        Argosy University is accredited by the Senior College and University Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, California, 94501, http://www.wascsenior.org)

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      • Private practice
      • Athletic departments
      • Coaching
      • Exercise/health
      • Education
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