Sport and Performance Psychology, M.A. | Part time online | National University | United States
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Sport and Performance Psychology

12 months
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1989 USD/module
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About

The Master of Arts in Sport and Performance Psychology program at the National University provides rigorous training to facilitate students’ growth in becoming knowledgeable, effective mental performance practitioners and professionals. Experiential training is guided by theory, evidence-based practice, ethical, and professional standards.

Overview

Students who complete this unique program can integrate the core elements of assessment, counseling skills, research methods, performance enhancement, and multicultural humility while developing their philosophy of practice across the disciplines of sport and performance psychology, business, coaching, counseling, fine arts, combat, military psychology, and sport sciences.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Upon successful completion of National University’s MA in Sport and Performance Psychology program, graduates will be able to:
  • Describe, explain, synthesize, apply, and critique theoretical perspectives from Sport and Performance Psychology and related fields whilst demonstrating continuous development of their philosophy of practice to inform their work.
  • Describe, explain, synthesize, apply, and critique professional ethical standards in a culturally appropriate manner whilst utilizing decision-making principles in relation to ethical considerations.
  • Describe and explain potential sources of bias within themselves and clients, in addition, to synthesizing, applying, and critique concepts whilst adapting their skills to promote inclusive practice with a diverse range of populations, with an emphasis on continuing education.
  • Describe, explain, synthesize, apply and critique various assessment tools whilst identifying potential clinical concerns and applying referral procedures appropriately in a continuous and evolving process to create effective action plans.
  • Describe, explain, synthesize, apply and critique counseling skills to develop a working relationship with clients whilst demonstrating awareness and subsequent action of how the self may impact the client-consultant relationship.
  • Describe, explain, synthesize, apply and critique performance enhancement skills with individuals and teams.
  • Describe, explain, synthesize, apply and critique established and current research from Sport and Performance Psychology and related fields whilst demonstrating continuous development of their philosophy of practice to inform their work.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sport/Performance Psychology
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Stages of Adult Development
  • Performance Consulting Skills
  • Behavioral Research
  • Theories of Behavior Change 
  • Motor Behavior
  • Psychopathology

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details
  • Online intakes: Monthly

Credits

45 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university where an overall grade point average of 2.5 or better was achieved, or where a grade point average of 2.75 or higher was achieved in the last 90 quarter units.
    • Students with a grade point average of 2.0 to 2.49 may be admitted to the University if they have a satisfactory score on one of the following tests: GMAT, GRE, Miller Analogies Test, or an approved, standardized program-specific exam. These tests are NOT required for those with a GPA over 2.5.
    • Students with an undergraduate grade point average of 2.0 to 2.49 may be accepted to National University on a probationary status (instead of taking the above tests). 
    • Preliminary documentation of prior education must be presented at required interview with an admissions advisor. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
    • Proof of Financial Support: $33,500

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1989 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1989 USD per module during 12 months.
  • National

    1989 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1989 USD per module during 12 months.

Funding

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