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Movement Science - Sport Exercise and Performance Psychology, M.Sc.

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Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology (SEPP) was recently named a “Hot Career” by the American Psychological Association (APA), due to the increased need to address performance in sport and other areas such as health, well-being, and the corporate world. 

About

Our program will provide you with the basis for understanding the thought processes and attitudes of athletes and individuals involved in sport, exercise, and non-sport performance activities. With this understanding, you can then learn to help others improve their performance and/or psychological well-being.

Graduates of the program will be prepared for a range of truly exciting careers and opportunities including:

  • Mental Performance Coaching which, involves working alongside individual performers (for example, athletes, coaches, exercisers, and non-sport performers) to enhance their performance using skills such as imagery, self-talk, and anxiety management as well as groups (for example, sports teams) to enhance their cohesion and ability to perform effectively together.
  • Coaching or assisting at the high-school, university or professional sports level.
  • Preparation for further education in counseling or clinical psychology.
  • Preparation for doctoral study, with subsequent plans to research or teach at the university level.
  • Starting a business by combining the Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology degree with a dual master’s degree in Business Administration with the School of Business

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biomechanics
  • Qualitative Analysis in Biomechanics
  • Professional Ethics in Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology
  • Research Methodology in SES
  • Thesis I
  • Thesis II
  • Sport and Exercise Psychology Service Delivery
  • Sport and Exercise Psychology Professional Practice

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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    6.5

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    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Receipt of a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited or internationally listed institution, as verified by an official transcript
  • Cumulative Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above
  • An undergraduate level course in Psychology is required or an undergraduate degree in Psychology is encouraged
  • An undergraduate level Kinesiology course is required prior to the second year of the master’s program
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation. One from an academic source and one from a professional source. Templates found here: www.barry.edu/graddocuments.
  • Statement of Purpose: A one-page essay explaining the fit between the applicant’s goals and the program at Barry University. Can be submitted as part of the online application

Tuition Fee

  • International

    990 USD/credit
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  • National

    990 USD/credit
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Living costs for North Miami

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
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Funding

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