Master of Arts in Sport Psychology
John F Kennedy University

Program Details

The Master of Arts in Sport Psychology is an online psychology degree from John F Kennedy University.  This program provides knowledge in research, theory, counseling, psychotherapy, kinesiology, sport injury, and the application of psychology to areas such as optimized athletic performance, at-risk youth, and group dynamics.  The curriculum is a combination of evidence-based performance enhancement techniques, sport science, and counseling skills designed to help clients maximize their potential by honing their mental approach to high-leverage situations.  You will learn to describe, explain, synthesize, and apply theoretical perspectives from Sport Psychology and related fields and to use various assessment tools to screen clinical issues and create effective action plans.  Coursework prepares students to identify, describe, and explain counseling skills to clients while developing a working relationship with the client; to identify bias within themselves; work with a diverse range of populations by adapting concepts and skills; and conduct and assess research in Sport Psychology.  Graduates are prepared for certification by the Association for Applied Sport Psychology and to act in an ethically professional and culturally appropriate manner in a broad range of careers within and relating to sports.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Official transcripts

 

School Accreditation Statement

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission