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49 Masters Programs in Sports Science

A master's degree is often the natural next step in the progression of many careers, providing graduates with the greater earning potential and upward mobility in their field of choice. What is a Master in Sports Science? This advanced degree can mean a variety of things, depending on the focus of an individual program. Broadly, sports science degrees focus on advanced scientific concepts related… Read more

A master's degree is often the natural next step in the progression of many careers, providing graduates with the greater earning potential and upward mobility in their field of choice.

What is a Master in Sports Science? This advanced degree can mean a variety of things, depending on the focus of an individual program. Broadly, sports science degrees focus on advanced scientific concepts related to sports and biology or to evidence-based training. This can include sports medicine, specialized degrees in movement sciences and injury prevention, and even coaching psychology programs. Consulting individual programs to learn more about their focal areas for study will tell you more.

The scientific understanding of the human body has a variety of applications to a career in sports, both for athletes and for coaches, which makes an education in sports science important for anyone working with people in those roles. By understanding evidence-based ways of assessing performance, safety, and risk management, students are better able to help athletes reach and maintain peak performance throughout their careers.

Costs for programs in sports science are highly variable and depend on both the location of the program. It can also vary because of the amount of hands-on laboratory science in the curriculum, since there are often material fees and other related costs. To learn more about the costs of sports science programs, it is best to research individual schools.

Careers in sports science are primarily in coaching and training, and they can include any role that fits into those categories. Those who achieve advanced degrees in the subject typically make up the highest level of coaching and training personnel, and as their experience builds, they can become highly sought-after by larger sports organizations at the professional and collegiate levels. They also tend to be common in organizational positions within school-aged athletic programs and other forms of sports education.

Sports science is a growing field, and international opportunities for study are available from a variety of universities. 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
 
Malmö University
Malmö, Sweden

Sports Science: Sport in Society master's programme offers both 60 and 120 credits. Applicants can either choose the one-year programme or the two-year programme. The programm ... +

Sports Science: Sport in Society master's programme offers both 60 and 120 credits. Applicants can either choose the one-year programme or the two-year programme. The programme is tailored for those who have undergraduate experience in sports science, physical education, health science and management. During the programme, you will be schooled in the latest theories and given the opportunity to apply these theories and concepts to real-life projects through individual assignments and group projects. -
Master
Full-time
English
Aug 2022
17 Jan 2022
Campus
 
Universidad Internacional de Andalucía UNIA
Huelva, Spain

The figure of the physical trainer is recognized and increasingly in demand in the technical bodies of team sports. Applied research in sports science is advancing at dizzying ... +

The figure of the physical trainer is recognized and increasingly in demand in the technical bodies of team sports. Applied research in sports science is advancing at dizzying levels, which is why continuous training for these professionals seems essential. -
Master
Full-time
8 months
Spanish
Online
 
Universidad de Murcia
Murcia, Spain

The offer of this Master's Degree in Research in Physical Activity and Sports Sciences aims to cover the demand for professionals whose interest is related to research in any ... +

The offer of this Master's Degree in Research in Physical Activity and Sports Sciences aims to cover the demand for professionals whose interest is related to research in any of the fields of Physical Activity and Sports Sciences. The transmission of the results obtained from the individual research or from the research teams integrated within our Faculty of Sports Sciences, will make it possible to consolidate the training of students with a high degree of specialization that guarantees a substrate of researchers in Sports Sciences. Physical Activity and Sports that could be integrated into the teaching staff of Universities, Higher Research Institutes, other similar centers or companies. -
Master
Full-time
Spanish
Mar 2022
Campus
 
Latvian Academy of Sport Education
Riga, Latvia

The programme aims to provide professional studies in sports science in correspondence with the state economic, cultural and social needs in the context of sports science, and ... +

The programme aims to provide professional studies in sports science in correspondence with the state economic, cultural and social needs in the context of sports science, and to provide professional studies based on sports science theories, corresponding to professional standard, practically applicable for education and sport specialist. -
Master
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
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 Lincoln
Lincoln, United Kingdom

With an emphasis on applied theory, practical work, and community engagement, this programme aims to provide students with a multidisciplinary understanding of sports science ... +

With an emphasis on applied theory, practical work, and community engagement, this programme aims to provide students with a multidisciplinary understanding of sports science with an option to specialise in a particular area. The MSc Sport Science is designed for graduates with sport-related degrees and professional practitioners wishing to keep their scientific knowledge and skills up to date. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
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
 
Atlantic International University Masters Programs
Honolulu, USA

The Master of Sport Science program provides students with the knowledge necessary to apply the management principles, concepts, and practices associated with the operations a ... +

The Master of Sport Science program provides students with the knowledge necessary to apply the management principles, concepts, and practices associated with the operations and maintenance of sports and recreation facilities. Students learn to interpret the legal and regulatory issues associated with recreational, officially sanctioned, and professional sports. -
Master
English
Online
 
SUNY Cortland
Cortland, USA

If you have a passion for exercise and fitness or sport and athletic performance, the Master of Science in Exercise Science degree program may be for you. This degree program ... +

If you have a passion for exercise and fitness or sport and athletic performance, the Master of Science in Exercise Science degree program may be for you. This degree program can prepare you for a wide diversity of careers depending on your interests and background. -
MSc
Full-time
3 - 4 semesters
English
Campus
 
Northeastern Illinois University
Chicago, USA

Examine human movement and performance. Gain the knowledge, skills, and abilities to advance as an exercise science professional.

Examine human movement and performance. Gain the knowledge, skills, and abilities to advance as an exercise science professional. -
MSc
Part-time
2 years
English
17 Jan 2022
01 Oct 2022
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