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19 Masters Programs in 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… Read more

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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Aurora University Online
Aurora, USA

Prepare for sports, fitness and health careers with the M.S. in Exercise Science online degree from Aurora University. This program emphasizes hands-on application and provide ... +

Prepare for sports, fitness and health careers with the M.S. in Exercise Science online degree from Aurora University. This program emphasizes hands-on application and provides a strong foundation in key subject areas. It also features two specializations in sports performance and clinical exercise physiology that allow you to specialize your education to fit your specific goals. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
University of West Alabama Online
Livingston, USA

The University of West Alabama's online Master of Science in Experimental Psychology will prepare you to adopt critical thinking skills, search methods, qualitative and quanti ... +

The University of West Alabama's online Master of Science in Experimental Psychology will prepare you to adopt critical thinking skills, search methods, qualitative and quantitative analysis as you move toward your degree. As a result, you'll move forward in your career and prepare for advanced study. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
MBP School of Coaches: The Master for football coaches in Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain

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 prof ... +

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. -
Master
350 hours
English, Spanish
Campus
 

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Concordia University, St. Paul Online
Saint Paul, USA

The M.S. in Exercise Science degree online at Concordia University, St. Paul delivers an advanced skill set to exercise science professionals so they may better optimize their ... +

The M.S. in Exercise Science degree online at Concordia University, St. Paul delivers an advanced skill set to exercise science professionals so they may better optimize their clients' health. Major topics include exercise physiology, testing, and prescription, biomechanics, nutrition, and metabolism, as well as the psychology of sport and exercise. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
8 weeks
English
Sep 2022
Online
 
Unisport Management School
Barcelona, Spain

The master's degree in managerial-sports coaching and high performance psychology will enable you to practice as a sports coach, trained to manage the high performance of athl ... +

The master's degree in managerial-sports coaching and high performance psychology will enable you to practice as a sports coach, trained to manage the high performance of athletes and all the elements of any entity or company. -
Master
Part-time
8 months
Spanish
Online
 
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
Campus
 
New Mexico Highlands University
Las Vegas, USA

New Mexico Highlands Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences offers an undergraduate major in human performance and sport and an undergraduate major in health. There are als ... +

New Mexico Highlands Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences offers an undergraduate major in human performance and sport and an undergraduate major in health. There are also four minors available through the Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences: human performance and sport, coaching, recreation, and health. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Jan 2022
Campus
 
Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester, United Kingdom

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

Sport and exercise are more sophisticated than ever before. From the impact on our bodies to the 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 MSc in Sport and Exercise Science course 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. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
Real Madrid Graduate School – Universidad Europea
Madrid, Spain

Learn in a practical way from the hand of elite athletes and active professionals. You will be trained in the latest trends that are being applied in the High Performance Spor ... +

Learn in a practical way from the hand of elite athletes and active professionals. You will be trained in the latest trends that are being applied in the High Performance Sports Centers and in the most prominent clubs in our country. -
Master
Full-time
9 months
Spanish
Oct 2022
Campus
 
University of Technology Sydney
Sydney, Australia

The Master of Sport and Exercise (Research) program is for graduates who wish to enhance their knowledge of an area, address policy or management issues, or pursue a research/ ... +

The Master of Sport and Exercise (Research) program is for graduates who wish to enhance their knowledge of an area, address policy or management issues, or pursue a research/academic career. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
English
Feb 2022
Campus
 
The University of Waikato
Hamilton, New Zealand +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 ... +

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. -
Master
Full-time
12 - 18 years
English
Mar 2022
Online
 
University Institution Of Envigado
Envigado, Colombia

Empower professionals linked to sports and physical activity, with knowledge and strategies typical of psychology, to promote the effective optimization of psychophysical effo ... +

Empower professionals linked to sports and physical activity, with knowledge and strategies typical of psychology, to promote the effective optimization of psychophysical effort and its impact, in the practice of physical, sports, and recreational activities, according to individual characteristics, the modality of the activity and the setting of its practice. Therefore, the Specialist in Physical Activity and Sports Psychology will develop specific capacity, among other aspects, in that: Evaluate the psychological characteristics in the practice of sport and physical activity, according to the specific discipline. Determine the requirements of the psychological characteristics of the subject who practices, guides, or judges sports and physical activities, according to the evaluation processes carried out. Support the subject who practices, guides, or judges sports or physical activities in the control of the psychophysical variables that impact their performance. Guide the planning, direction, administration, and control of projects and programs of physical and sports activity in accordance with comprehensive development policies. -
Master
Spanish (Colombia)
Jan 2022
Campus
 
Erzincan University
Alikahya Fatih, Turkey

The Department of Physical Education and Sports was established in 1994 to train Physical Education Teachers after Erzincan Education Institute was transformed into the Facult ... +

The Department of Physical Education and Sports was established in 1994 to train Physical Education Teachers after Erzincan Education Institute was transformed into the Faculty of Education in 1992. Our department provides 4-year undergraduate education. In addition to the teaching staff of the Ministry of National Education, our graduates have the opportunity to find employment in Higher Education Institutions, Special Education Institutions, organizations affiliated to the General Directorate of Youth and Sports and sports-related fields. The language of education in our department is Turkish. -
Master
Turkish
Campus
 
Catholic University Of Uruguay includes ISEDE and all schools
Montevideo Department, Uruguay

The Master's Degree in Health and Sports Psychology is a new academic program that offers different health professionals the possibility of working in the field of physical ac ... +

The Master's Degree in Health and Sports Psychology is a new academic program that offers different health professionals the possibility of working in the field of physical activity, whether in sports or in promoting physical exercise. Likewise, this proposal is aimed at providing useful elements of psychology for other university professionals linked to physical activity and sport within the framework of health. -
Master
Spanish
Campus
 
Atatürk University
Erzurum, Turkey

In the Service of Life" refers to the mission area and "Always Forward" refers to the field of vision.

In the Service of Life" refers to the mission area and "Always Forward" refers to the field of vision. -
Master
English, Turkish