Lock Haven University

The College of Business, Information Systems and Human Services

Master of Science in Sport Science



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Sport Science-Sport and Exercise Psychology Track; Master of Science in Sport Science-Sport Administration Track

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Master of Science in Sport Science program is a 30 credit online degree program with tracks in Sport Administration and Sport and Exercise Psychology. The program includes a shared core as well as separate classes for each track. Upon completion of the Master of Science in Sport Science program, a student will be better prepared to: Formulate strong understanding of research methods and the foundations underlying sport science including socio-cultural, philosophical and psychological perspectives. Appraise the impact of psychological factors including stress/anxiety on sport/exercise performance and structure mental skills training programs with consideration of developmental, lifespan issues for individuals and groups including injured athletes and athletes in transition. Classify hierarchies in sport organizations and model how to resolve conflicts between competing parties through effective leadership and personnel management. Manage sport events including planning, evaluating, marketing and public relations. Create the vision and goals, including financial, of an organization and successfully convey and gain commitment to them. Demonstrate knowledge of legal issues relevant to sport organizations including sport personnel and the ability to determine appropriate solutions to legal problems.


National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)

International Student Requirements:

-Online Application -Official College Transcripts evaluated through World Education Services, Inc. -Three Letters of Recommendation -Statement of Professional Goals

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 30

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): PA Resident- $442.00 Non-PA Resident $663.00 USD

In State Tuition (per year): $7,956.00 per year (18 total credits) USD

Out State Tuition (per year): $11,934.00 per year (18 total credits) USD

Classification: Master's College or University II

Locale: Fringe Town

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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