Undergraduate Minor in Sport and Exercise Psychology combines a core of coursework in sport and exercise psychology with supporting electives in psychology, kinesiology, and exercise science. As a professional discipline, those wishing to pursue careers in sport and exercise psychology may prepare to do so through the Sport and Exercise Psychology track in our Master of Science in Sport Science. Graduates of this program may use psychological strategies to enhancement the performance of athletes, coaches, athletes, officials, and parents at high school, collegiate, amateur and professional levels.
The Association of Applied Sport Psychology
“Founded in 1985, the Association of Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) is the leading organization for sport psychology consultants and professionals who work with athletes, coaches, non-sport performers (dancers, musicians), business professionals, and tactical operations (military, firefighters, police) to enhance their performance from a psychological standpoint”
AASP is an international, multidisciplinary, professional organization with over 2,500
members in 55 countries worldwide with backgrounds in a variety of areas including
sport science, social work, counseling, and clinical psychology.
AASP promotes development of science and ethical practice in the field of sport psychology and offers certification (Certified Mental Performance Consultant) to qualified individuals who have completed a combination of education and work requirements and successfully pass a certification exam.
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