Georgia Southern University

College of Health and Human Sciences

Sport and Exercise Psychology


1332 Southern Drive

Statesboro, GA 30458

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. - Kinesiology with a Sport Psychology Specialization

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The program consists of 36 semester credit hours, including course work in research methods, data analysis, individual and team interventions for performance enhancement, team dynamics, life skills interventions, the psychological aspects of elite performance, and the development of a sport psychology consultation private business.

In addition to the Sport & Exercise Psychology practicum, all students are required to complete a research-based thesis or applied internship experience.

The Sport Psychology Unit seeks to become an elite academic program focusing on the interdisciplinary study of applied sport psychology. The program promotes optimal and ethical graduate education mentorship, scholarship, research and grant procurement, applied experience in sport psychology, and a commitment to professional and public service.

To this end, the Sport Psychology Program at Georgia Southern University will be characterized by:

Student preparation for future excellence through interdependent leadership, innovation, and service. Future excellence may be at the applied doctoral level or an applied position within the sport psychology discipline such as life skills development, performance enhancement, or health behavior development.

Diverse faculty and staff who are internationally acclaimed, use emerging technology, are innovative with curriculum, produce grants and scholarly manuscripts, are socially and morally responsible, and have a genuine regard for graduate students.

Community partnerships and applied sport psychology and life skills experiences to enhance performance and human well being.

An environment that promotes academic distinction, high expectations, and intellectual engagement through student centered research and learning initiatives, faculty research collaboration, and technological advancement.

A clearly focused and valued purpose!



International Student Requirements:


Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Remote Town

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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