MA in Applied Sport Psychology (online)

The online MA in Applied Sport Psychology at Adams State is a 36-credit program that offers a wide range of courses and practical experiences in order to provide students the knowledge and skills necessary to become a sport psychology professional. All courses are offered online which allows for greater flexibility and optimum convenience for students who hold full-time careers or cannot relocate. Students can complete the program in two years, which includes all coursework and internships.

The MA in Applied Sport Psychology at Adams State has a strong focus on applied sport psychology and using a scientist-practitioner model that involves an identification of the reciprocal relationships among theory, research, and interventions/practice.

This master’s degree is the first fully online Applied Sport Psychology master’s degree in the US. This master’s degree allows you to work towards attaining the Certified Consultant status with the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, which is the top certification in the field.

This master’s degree program is ideal for students who want to pursue a variety of careers in: sport psychology, coaching, athletic performance, military, fitness, health & wellness, recreation, business and many others.

If you have questions about the HPPE program or the emphasis in Applied Sport Psychology, contact:

Brian Zuleger
Assistant Professor Sport Psychology
Human Performance and Physical Education

Approved Courses for Association of Applied Sport Psychology Certification

  • HPPE 503 Introduction to Research
  • HPPE 543 Statistical Methods and Human Performance
  • HPPE 536 Sport Psychology
  • HPPE 538 Social Aspects of Sport
  • HPPE 550 Applied Sport Psychology
  • HPPE 560 Mental Strength & Conditioning
  • HPPE 581 Case Studies in Applied Sport Psychology