Mar 03, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Sport Psychology, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Location(s): Online

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This Certificate focuses on evidence-based instruction on how to plan and develop various projects that relate to wellness, counseling and sport psychology.  Students study the effects of injury, rehabilitation and recovery, explore performance enhancement and intervention methods, and learn how to incorporate referrals into their practice.  

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate an above average ability to implement and apply advanced sport psychology and exercise science methodology and techniques including integrated counseling and other sport psychology methodologies.
  • Plan and develop various sport psychology, wellness counseling, and exercise science program design projects including program elements, rationale, innovative design, and supporting research related to sport psychology.
  • Competently describe a variety of current topics and issues related to sport psychology with a focus on a.) federal, state and organization policy, b.) current exercise science and sport psychology trends, c.) leadership opportunities in shaping sport psychology and exercise science policy, and d.) research-based initiatives new to the sport psychology and exercise science fields.

Curriculum Requirements

Total Number of Credits to Complete the Program: 15

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