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Kinesiology - Sport and Exercise Psychology

12 months
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7176 USD/year
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About

The Kinesiology - Sport and Exercise Psychology Master of Science program at California State University Long Beach is designed to prepare students for careers in sport and exercise psychology, in particular as athletic performance enhancement specialists and/or as researchers and teachers in academic settings.

Overview

The mission of the Department of Kinesiology is to facilitate wellness among individuals through the study and application of human movement principles across the lifespan and through the management of and participation in physical activity, exercise, and sport.

The Department serves the needs of students completing majors in other fields who find that certain aspects of kinesiology are important to professional objectives and personal interests.

Features

The Kinesiology - Sport and Exercise Psychology Master of Science program consists of 36 units. Students are required to take core classes, elective courses, and have the option to complete a thesis or comprehensive exam/capstone.

Courses are designed to facilitate those seeking AASP certification and applied opportunities are available for students to accumulate mentored experience hours.

The curriculum, as well as research and applied activities, are well suited for students interested in pursuing doctoral education, (Psy.D./Ph.D.).

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Professional Ethics and Standards in Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Applied Sport Psychology
  • Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis
  • Sport in U.S. Culture
  • Psychological Aspects of Exercise and Fitness
  • Research Methods and Statistical Analysis
  • Positive Youth Development and Physical Activity
  • Psychology of Coaching
  • Psychological Aspects of Sport Injury
  • Seminar in Motor Learning
  • Seminar in Sport Psychology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with a major in Kinesiology/Physical Education or the equivalent;
  • If a prospective graduate student has a baccalaureate degree in a field other than Kinesiology or Physical Education, he/she may be required to take prerequisite or foundational upper-division undergraduate coursework in Kinesiology
  • An overall undergraduate GPA of 2.5 or better and an upper division Kinesiology/Physical Education major GPA of 2.75 or better;
  • A minimum cumulative score of 150 on the verbal, 141 on the quantitative and 3.5 on the analytical writing sections of the Graduate Record Examination.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • If you are not a resident of California you must add $396 to the above totals for each unit of credit you take.

Living costs for Long Beach

1400 - 2000 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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