The Southern Connecticut’s sport psychology program provides an interdisciplinary approach to instruction in the areas of health psychology, performance enhancement and intervention. The 33-34 credit program is a concentration area with the Department of Health and Movement Sciences’ Master’s in Exercise Science Program. Student academic coursework is housed across three departments – Health and Movement Sciences, Psychology and Counseling and School Psychology.
- Interdisciplinary curriculum featuring coursework from three departments
- Thesis and non-thesis options available
- Opportunity to individualize curriculum based on student focus
- Field Practicum required
Students applying to the sport psychology concentration must have earned a 3.0 in their undergraduate major and have completed undergraduate prerequisite courses in Anatomy & Physiology (6-8 credits), Exercise Physiology (3 credits), Psychology (3 credits), and Abnormal Psychology (3 credits). A personal essay explaining professional goals and interest is required.
Visit the graduate catalog for program requirements and further information.
Dr. Robert Axtell PhD
Graduate Program Coordinator, Health and Movement Sciences