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Many college graduates decide to pursue a Master of Science, or MSc, to further their education, enhance their job prospects and increase their salaries. Often earned after two or three years of intensive study of a particular science-related field, the Master of Science is sometimes used as a steppingstone for a doctoral degree.

Just what is an MSc in Sport and Exercise Psychology? This graduate-level program involves rigorous study of a variety of topics related to sports, exercise and their effects on the brain and human mentality. Students in these programs should expect comprehensive review of the numerous psychological principles of athletic performance and motor skill, and they will learn to analyze athletes, sports teams and their behaviors from psychological and sociological perspectives.

Master of Science in Sport and Exercise Psychology degree holders often report having more job opportunities available to them than they did prior to securing the advanced designation. They also commonly earn more money than those without degrees or those with associates or bachelor’s degrees.

Tuition costs for sport and exercise psychology master’s programs vary from one school to the next based on factors such as the country through which the program is offered and the prestige of the school offering it. Students should contact each program directly for current tuition rates.

Graduates of sport and exercise psychology master’s degree programs generally work with individual athletes or sports teams from the amateur level through professional ranks. Some choose to work as personal trainers or in other capacities related to the support and encouragement of athletic performance, while others work as nutritionists, dieticians or coaches. Some graduates choose to teach sport and exercise psychology at the collegiate level, while others choose to continue their own education and being working toward a doctorate degree.

Those interested in learning more about the educational options available globally in sport and exercise psychology should explore our database. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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3 Results in Sport and Exercise Psychology

University of Winchester

MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology at Winchester seeks to develop evidence-based practitioners who are active problem solvers and can provide the best psychological soluti ... [+]

MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology provide students with the opportunity to extend their theoretical and understanding of sport and exercise psychology within a supportive student-centred environment.

The course has been developed for individuals who possess Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society (BPS). The University is currently seeking accreditation by the BPS and when successful, will provide the first stage in a training process towards becoming a Chartered Sport and Exercise Psychologist. The course is available in both full-time and part-time modules of study with a distance learning option also available. For students who do not have GBC the Department of Sports Studies also offers a conversion course for sport and exercise students.... [-]

United Kingdom Winchester
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Full-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Stirling

We offer the only sports psychology Masters in Scotland that’s accredited by the British Psychological Society. Our interdisciplinary course is designed to meet the curre ... [+]

Overview

We offer the only sports psychology Masters in Scotland that’s accredited by the British Psychological Society. Our interdisciplinary course is designed to meet the current needs of this growing industry and prepare you for a range of rewarding jobs.

You’ll develop a critical understanding of contemporary sports psychology theory and research that you can draw on to facilitate better performances by individuals and teams. You’ll graduate with a broad knowledge of the field, as well as clear insights into the areas that interest you most. You’ll also benefit from the presence of elite-level athletes and sports agencies based right here on the University campus.

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United Kingdom Stirling
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Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
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Leeds Beckett University

Practicing in the dynamic field of specialist sports care, you could find yourself working with elite athletes or running your own sports therapy business. ... [+]

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Practicing in the dynamic field of specialist sports care, you could find yourself working with elite athletes or running your own sports therapy business.

You will study the theories which underpin the practical application of sports therapy. You will have access to the University's specialist resources and be able to draw on the considerable expertise of our sport and health academics to further hone your knowledge.

You will have the opportunity to apply your learning and sharpen your practical skills on several placements. You could refine your expertise in the assessment, treatment, and management of injuries working in a private practice, with the University's sports teams or with elite-level athletes and professional sports clubs.... [-]

United Kingdom Leeds
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Part-time
1 - 2 years
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