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Sport and Exercise Psychology Career Information

bluedot Available Courses at UNT for Students Seeking a Master of Science Degree in Kinesiology with an Interest in Sport and Exercise Psychology
bluedot Types of Positions Being Obtained by Doctoral Students Specializing in Sport and Exercise Psychology
bluedot What Should Graduate Students in Sport and Exercise Psychology Know About Their Possible Futures?

Available Courses for Students Seeking a Master of Science Degree in Kinesiology with an Interest in Sport and Exercise Psychology

UNT Kinesiology Core Courses
KINE 5090 Motor Behavior
KINE 5100 Research Perspectives
KINE 5150 Quantitative Procedures
KINE/PSYC 5131 Exercise and Sport Psychology
KINE 5301 Exercise Physiology

Exercise and Sport Psychology Related UNT Kinesiology Courses
KINE/HLTH/PSYC 5131 Health and Exercise Psychology
KINE/PSYC 5171 Social Psychology of Sport
KINE/PSYC 5181 Applied Sport Psychology
KINE 5800 (temporary course #) Psychology of Injury (see Spring 2007)
KINE/PSYC 5850 Applied Sport Psychology Practicum
KINE 5860 Practicum, Field Problem or Internship
KINE 5900-5910 Special Problems

Other UNT Kinesiology Courses
KINE 5030 Life-span MotorDevelopment
KINE 5140 Women in Sport
KINE 5160 Sports in American Culture
KINE 5190 Neuromscular Physiology of Exercise
KINE 5200 Cardiovascular Physiology of Exercise
KINE 5290 Current Topics in Exercise Physiology and Health/Fitness Management
KINE 5310 Exercise and Fitness for Special Populations
KINE 5340 Biomechanics of Sports Skills

Courses Offered by Other UNT Departments
BEHV 5540 Legal and Ethical Issues
BEHV 5250 Errorless Learning
EDSS 5550 Introduction to Biofeedback
EDSS 5580 Parent and Family Counseling
EDSS 5610 Drug and Addiction Education
EDSS 5740 Group Counseling
HLTH 5400 Stress Management for the Health Professional
HLTH 5600 Health Promotion in a Multicultural Context
PSYC 5090 Advanced Social Psychology
PSYC 5640 Theories of Learning
PSYC 5680 Counseling Psychology Methods
PSYC 5690 Legal and Ethical Issues in Professional Practice
PSYC 5780 Advanced Psychopathology
PSYC 6300 Theory and Application of Multicultural Counseling

 

 

Types of Positions Being Obtained by Doctoral Students Specializing in Sport and Exercise Psychology

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What Should Graduate Students in Sport and Exercise Psychology Know About Their Possible Futures?

 

  • Students should ensure that they have diverse training and skills for work other than consulting athletes.

  • Career opportunities in traditional sport and exercise psychology fields for professionals with master degrees are limited.

  • The number of individuals with doctoral degrees earning 50% or more of their income from consulting with athletes remains low.

  • There is little evidence to suggest that the market for consulting will improve significantly in the near future.

  • For graduates, sport and exercise psychology may appear to be solid in academic institutions, but there seems to be few opportunities in the field outside of academia.