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Exercise and Sport Sciences - Concentration in Sport Psychology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Ithaca, NY, United States
The focus of the sport psychology concentration ranges from theoretical research to applied practice, with an emphasis on description, explanation, and prediction of factors affecting sport participation and performance.
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Overview

In this context you will study the psychosocial factors that influence sport participation and performance. The curriculum is derived from cognitive, developmental, educational, experimental, and social psychology, as well as from the basic understanding of sport and its varied demands.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Psychological Perspectives of Sport
  • Psychological Applications to Sport Performance
  • Counseling Student-Athletes
  • Effective Team Building
  • Motivation for Superior Performance 
  • Exercise and Rehabilitation Psychology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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    6

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    80

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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).

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General Requirements

  • Letters of recommendation may be required to be submitted one of two ways; either in hard copy form (requiring a signature) or online. Two letters of recommendation are required for admission. Recommendations should speak to your academic skills, work ethic, motivation, and preparedness for graduate school.
  • If you are planning on applying for a graduate assistantship position, please fill out the appropriate information on the general application. But note that a separate assistantship application is required. See details below.
  • Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Please submit all required materials and check you application status online.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    868 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 868 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    868 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 868 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Ithaca

  • 1128 - 2460 USD/month
    Living Costs

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