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Sport and Exercise Psychology

Minnesota State University Mankato

12 months
8747 USD/year
5329 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The master's degree in Sport and Exercise Psychology at Minnesota State University Mankato prepares graduates for continued study or fulfilling careers with athletes and physically active people through coaching, athletic training, health and wellness coaching, sports psychology consulting and more. 


Through hands-on learning and real-world research opportunities, students will gain the knowledge and skills they need to thrive in this field.

The Sport and Exercise Psychology Program at Minnesota State University Mankato is proud to offer its students a variety of professional development experiences. Our graduate students have success acquiring graduate assistantships throughout the university that compliment their professional interests and classroom learning.


  • You can consult with athletes, exercisers and other performers to enhance their mental skills through motivation, imagery, confidence, self–talk, and anxiety management.
  • You can coach or assist a high school, university, or professional team to enhance their performance through the use of mental skills and team dynamics.
  • You can increase your success if you are already an athletic trainer by better understanding psychological aspects of injury and how to teach mental skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Interpersonal Helping Skills
  • Psychology of Sport and Athletic Injury
  • Statistical Methods
  • Seminar in Sport Psychology
  • Psychology of Sport and Exercise

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the online application. All applications must be completed online.
  • Pay the $40 non-refundable application fee. Applications will not be processed until payment is received.
  •  International applicants must submit the required financial affidavit. Please note that a graduate assistantship most likely will not cover the entire cost of attending Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8747 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8747 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    5329 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5329 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Mankato

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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