Masters Programs in Sport and Exercise Psychology

Compare 6 Masters Programs in Sport and Exercise Psychology

Sport and Exercise Psychology

In order to apply for a master’s program, one must have an undergraduate degree. For students interested in deepening their love of sports performance, a Master in Sport and Exercise Psychology may be a good program to take.

You may be thinking, what is a Master in Sport and Exercise Psychology? This degree provides students with important knowledge about how human performance is impacted by the mind in the realm of competitive sports. The curriculum varies depending on which program you take, but examples of classes include cognitive neuroscience, molecular biology, and human motor behavior. Many programs will provide an internship at the end so that students can hone their learned skills in a real life setting.

Graduates with a Master in Sport and Exercise Psychology learn a lot about health and human movement, which is beneficial not only professionally, but on a personal level as well. There are also a variety of career opportunities for those with this professional degree.

Students can earn a master’s degree in sport and exercise psychology in schools around the world. Each program is different, and the location can greatly affect how much the program will cost. Contact the schools you are interested in to find out how much a degree may cost you.

There are many career options for those interested in sport and exercise psychology. Graduates can work in academic positions, such as instructor, sport psychologist for an athletic department or professional organization, or director of sport psychology. Graduates can also work in private practice as a mental training consultant, coach educator, or counselor. Other opportunities include an academic coach, athlete liaison officer, performance lifestyle coordinator, life services manager, or player development manager.

It may be possible to earn a master’s degree by taking the majority of your classes online. To find out which schools offer this opportunity, 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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Master's degree in sports performance: technology and high level

UNIBA Centro Universitario Internacional de Barcelona
Online Full time 10 months May 2019 Spain Barcelona

To equip them with the necessary strategies, UNIBA presents the Master in Sports Performance: Modernization and High Level (RETAN). Its curriculum is designed to provide participants with two key aspects. On the one hand, a specialization in collective or individual sports. [+]

INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES

The training of trainers and coaches is key to optimize the processes of modernization and sports performance factor, from the initial stages and until athletes reach the highest level.

Thus, innovation in fitness and learn about new technologies and trends in the field of sports training have become two essential aspects to all those professionals who wish to develop their careers as coaches in sports.

To equip them with the necessary strategies, presents UNIBA Master in Sports Performance: Modernization and High Level (RETAN). Its curriculum is designed to provide participants with two key aspects. On the one hand, a specialization in collective or individual sports. And secondly, it allows them to choose between two school itineraries: Professional or researcher.... [-]


Masters Degree in Sports Science - Performance Optimisation with a Focus on Elite Sport

Mid Sweden University
Campus Part time 2 years September 2019 Sweden Östersund

Modern sports are under constant development, with factors that promote performance, leadership development, injury prevention and new training methods playing a key role. This development has increased the need for research-supported expertise. This program gives you the opportunity to work effectively with the elite sport and/or progress onto further postgraduate studies in sports science. [+]

Modern sports are under constant development, with factors that promote performance, leadership development, injury prevention and new training methods playing a key role. This development has increased the need for research-supported expertise. This program gives you the opportunity to work effectively with the elite sport and/or progress onto further postgraduate studies in sports science.

The program is delivered part-time at an advanced level and focuses on performance analysis, sports physiology, elite training and coaching/leadership in the field of sports science. The program gives students the opportunity to develop and use their practical and theoretical knowledge to better handle complex situations in sport, including at the elite level. The program incorporates a number of key components which relate to the complex operations of national and international elite organizations, as well as scientific theory and methods and an independent research project.... [-]


Master in Human Movement Sciences: Sport, Exercise and Health

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

The Master’s program comprises two main tracks: ‘Sport’ and ‘Health’. The tracks are not strictly divided but have some overlap. This makes it possible to compose the ideal program for each individual student. [+]

Master in Human Movement Sciences: Sport, Exercise, and Health

From the latest developments in sports training to new approaches to rehabilitation, the Master’s in Human Movement Sciences provides state of the art insights into the ways in which motor performance can be enhanced. From biomechanics to psychology. From exercise physiology to neurorehabilitation. And from muscle function to motor development. By choosing a focus on either sports or health, you can fine-tune your own profile. With this profound background in the human movement sciences, you will be well equipped to contribute to this fascinating field of study.Are you interested in optimizing sports performance, helping people with impaired motor functioning, or gaining a fundamental understanding of how we move? Then the Master’s in Human Movement Sciences is the ideal program for you!... [-]


Master in Executive Coaching - Sports and Psychology of High Performance

UNISPORT MANAGEMENT SCHOOL
Online 8 months Open Enrollment Spain Barcelona

This training combines the knowledge, techniques and tools of sports and executive psychology necessary to develop the competitiveness of athletes and sports professionals, with the tool that involves coaching to achieve the personalization of the intervention and thus achieve exactly the required need . [+]

Objective of the Program: This training combines the knowledge, techniques and tools of sports and executive psychology necessary to develop the competitiveness of athletes and sports professionals, with the tool that involves coaching to achieve the personalization of the intervention and thus achieve satisfaction exactly the need required.

Recipients: People passionate about sport, and leadership, wanting to learn a new profession on the rise in all sectors.

Study load: 600h (ECTS Equivalence: 24 credits)

COURSE MODULESB140 Introduction to CoachingB141 Executive coaching and talent managementB142 Executive coaching methodologyB143 Tools and competencies in executive coachingB144 Sports coachingB145 Tools and competencies in sports coachingB146 Techniques and practices for sports coachingMethodologyFlexible methodology adapted to your lifeOnline Campus available 24h / 365 daysCustomized tutoringTeaching material always updatedIndividual classes by videoconferenceCase studiesCampus adapted to mobile devicesFree subscription to sector magazinesAccess to specialized resourcesInternational technical staysClassroom activities... [-]

Master of Health, Sport and Human Performance

The University of Waikato
Online Full time 12 - 18 years March 2019 New Zealand Hamilton Tauranga + 1 more

The Master of Health, Sport and Human Performance will set you up with a research-based qualification that will teach you to critically examine how political, cultural, social and economic factors influence the meaning and nature of the sport, exercise and leisure. [+]

The Master of Health, Sport and Human Performance will set you up with a research-based qualification that will teach you to critically examine how political, cultural, social and economic factors influence the meaning and nature of the sport, exercise and leisure.

Studying the Master of Health, Sport & Human Performance (MHSHP), you'll explore how psychological or physiological factors influence movement and performance in sport and exercise. Throughout your course of study, you'll receive opportunities to get involved in real-world research to make a difference in people’s lives, as well as connect with elite athletes and teams.

The University of Waikato's Health, Sport and Human Performance Department boasts world-renowned active researchers and lecturers who have international expertise and reputations. Also, our research group on the Critical Studies of Sport and Physical Culture is one of the most highly regarded in the world, particularly in the study of action and adventure sports.... [-]


Master in High Performance Soccer

MBP School of Coaches: The Master for football coaches in Barcelona
Campus 350 hours January 2019 Spain Barcelona

Master in High-Performance Soccer it is long way learning immersion with the main goal to know MBP Methodology as an expert in all the studying areas. This program is for professional soccer coaches who would like to know soccer from its essence, dominating all the structure of this sport. [+]

MBP School of Coaches focuses its activity into the education of soccer coaches, all over the world, with adapted programs to every one of them and with a unique goal: optimize their technical level to their maximum exponent.

Your Coach' escence at its maximum exponent.

In addition, MBP School of Coaches has an R+D+i department, which works every day to develop new contents for MBP methodology, with the goal to improve and evolve it.

Master in High-Performance Soccer it is long way learning immersion with the main goal to know MBP Methodology as an expert in all the studying areas. This program is for professional soccer coaches who would know soccer from its essence, dominating all the structure of this sport.... [-]