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45 Credit Hours
Help athletes unblock mental barriers using psychological theories and practices that promote healthy lifestyles. Sport Psychology graduates aid athletes in building unity between their thoughts, feelings, and actions to create a synergistic environment.
Opportunities in sports psychology are abundant and ever-expanding. Graduates often serve as athletic trainers, coaches, sports research specialists, and physical therapists. The program is an excellent starting point for those looking to enter into further education.
Sport Psychology at CSP is the study of the fusion of mind and body. You’ll be equipped with the tools for careers in individual athlete, team, fitness, and wellness coaching. Both physical and mental aspects of sport will be explored to offer a balanced approach to the study of psychology in sport.
In this program, you’ll have the chance to explore the areas of biomechanics, exercise physiology, health psychology, athletic training, and more. An all-encompassing view of sport psychology is the goal of the program. To obtain this, CSP offers invaluable internships where students engage in meaningful work that prepares them for the real world. In your internship, you’ll gain practical knowledge while working in a professional setting.
Translate your degree in Sport Psychology into a rewarding, lifelong career. Find meaning in careers such as coaching and physical therapy. A popular move for graduates of the program is to direct their aim towards graduate studies as well.
CSP graduates are leaders and trailblazers. Meet some of our alumni below and see how they’re shaping the world.
Graduate Assistant of Compliance and Student Services, Minnesota State University Mankato
The support system you’ll enjoy at CSP continues far past the day you receive your diploma. Our Office of Career Development helps students and alumni find meaningful work through job & internship assistance, networking opportunities, interview prep, and much more.
CSP was ranked in the Top 10 “Career Ready” Institutions & Top 10 “Career Ready” Feedback for First-Generation College Students in the 2021 SkillSurvey Career Readiness.