The Master's degree in Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology 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 program is aligned with and committed to the Association for Applied Sport Psychology's Code of Ethics, Principles, and Standards and its Position Statement on Human Diversity.
After graduating from this competitive program, graduates will enter a diverse workforce of sport, exercise, and performance professionals with broad career and continued study opportunities.
Physical Education faculty host workshop for current and future educators
Lacrosse Lesson: Sport Management students welcome Native Lacrosse, HAN University
Students coordinate team building event for international Sport Management exchange
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We support students who are interested in applied careers and continued study (PhD). Our alumni pursue a range of careers, including Master Resilience Trainers in the U.S. Army, private practice as mental performance consultants (CMPC), college coaching, athletic training, and student services.
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The Center for Sport and Performance Psychology at Minnesota State Mankato works with athletes, exercisers, coaches, artists and professionals to help them gain the confidence and motivation they need to overcome barriers, refine their focus and prepare to face challenges at any level.
A master's degree in sport, exercise, and performance psychology will prepare you for a wide variety of careers. You can help others enhance their sport, exercise, and physical activity performance and increase their enjoyment in these activities.