PhD in Sports Psychology Programs

Doctorate in Sports Psychology

By pursuing a doctorate in sports psychology, you could work on dissertation research, conduct and defend research and complete courses in your concentration. A Doctorate in Sports Psychology prepares students to work as a Certified Mental Performance Consultant, a personal trainer, or a performance psychologist.

How long does it take to earn a Doctorate in Sports Psychology?

It can take 3 to 4 years, but sometimes as long as 7 years of full-time study depending on the focus sought and how much the student goes to school each year.

Is there a need for sports psychologists?

The BLS reports an expected increase of 3 percent in the industry of sports psychologists and other performance specific programs.

Who do sports psychologists work with?

Most often, they work with dedicated athletes at all levels of play. They may also work with entertainers who have mental performance concerns such as stage fright. Learn more about these advanced degrees through Sports Psychology Doctoral Programs.

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