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Master of Science in Exercise Science and Health Promotion: Sport Psychology CurriculumMaster of Science in Exercise Science and Health Promotion: Sport Psychology Curriculum

Master of Science in Exercise Science and Health Promotion: Sport Psychology Curriculum

The sport psychology track is designed for the health/fitness professional, personal trainer, educator, military professional, coach, and others to gain knowledge from the psychological perspective to enhance their current practice behavior and use an all-inclusive approach to recovery. Courses will provide information to assist health care professionals and others in identifying precursors to injury, effects of injury and rehabilitation and recovery, performance enhancement and intervention methods, and incorporate referrals.

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Get a description of each of Cal U's Sport Psychology courses from our Course Catalog here.

Full-Time Course Sequence:

Part-Time Course Sequence:

Part-Time Course Sequence for Summer 2014 Students ONLY

Below is a recommended framework of courses for completing the degree.

Core Courses24 Credits

PRF 700Orientation to Exercise Science and Wellness3
PRF 701Advanced Topics in SAQ and Endurance Training3
PRF 705Industrial, Clinical and Corporate Wellness3
PRF 715Business and Entrepreneurship in the Fitness Industry3
PRF 720Essentials of Human Movement Science3
PRF 760Leadership and Professional Development3
PRF 765Nutrition for Peak Performance3
PRF 770Exercise Physiology: Assessment and Exercise Prescription3

Sport Psychology Track12 credits

PRF 713Special Topics in Sport Psychology3
PRF 753Psychological Aspects of Sport Injury and Rehabilitation3
PRF 783Psychological Perspectives in Sport Performance Enhancement and Intervention3
PRF 830Research in Sport Psychology3

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