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5 MScs in Sport and Exercise Psychology

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-… Read more

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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University of Stirling
Stirling , United Kingdom

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 ne ... +

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. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
9 - 21 months
English
01 Feb 2021
Campus
 
Leeds Beckett University
Leeds , United Kingdom

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

Practicing in the dynamic field of specialist sports care, you could find yourself working with elite athletes or running your own sports therapy business. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Aug 2021
Campus
 
Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester , United Kingdom

Sport and exercise are more sophisticated than ever before. From its impact on our bodies to its impact on our communities, our understanding of the subject is growing every d ... +

Sport and exercise are more sophisticated than ever before. From its impact on our bodies to its impact on our communities, our understanding of the subject is growing every day. With that growth comes a whole range of specialist fields and niche subjects, not to mention a variety of career paths. This masters programme can prepare you for those possibilities, offering the mix of critical thinking, expert knowledge and professional skills vital for new areas of health, exercise intervention and sports education. It’s a programme built on solid scientific and practical foundations and provides an interdisciplinary perspective – giving you the chance to touch on areas like physiology, psychology and sports injury. As such, this is a flexible course that offers two pathways: MSc Sport and Exercise – Sport and Exercise Physiology and MSc Sport and Exercise – Sport and Exercise Psychology. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cardiff , United Kingdom

The MSc in Sports Psychology and Applied Sports Psychology provide students with the opportunity to extend their theoretical and applied knowledge and understanding of sports ... +

The MSc in Sports Psychology and Applied Sports Psychology provide students with the opportunity to extend their theoretical and applied knowledge and understanding of sports psychology within a supportive student centred environment. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
University of Winchester
Winchester , United Kingdom

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

MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology at Winchester seeks to develop evidence-based practitioners who are active problem solvers and can provide the best psychological solutions to the challenges they encounter. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Campus
 

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