Sport Psychology Overview
One of the most often asked questions by students and professionals interested in sport psychology is: “How can I become a sport psychologist?” Because of the interdisciplinary nature of the field -- drawing from psychology and the sport/exercise...
PhD in Counseling Psychology
Through the UNT Department of Psychology’s APA-accredited Counseling Psychology program, graduate students are able to pursue a Ph.D. in counseling psychology with a specialized elective cluster in sport and exercise psychology. Through this...
MS in Kinesiology with emphasis in Psychosocial Aspects of Sport and Exercise
The Master of Science in Kinesiology with the emphasis in Sport and Exercise Psychology 36-hour degree includes a 15-hour core curriculum of courses in kinesiology. The student can take 21 hours of additional courses which would allow development...
PhD in Educational Research w/Spec in Psychosocial Aspects of Sports and Exercise
The Department of Educational Psychology and Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion, and Recreation offer a collaborative Doctoral (PhD) degree program in Psychosocial Aspects of Sports and Exercise. Students learn research...
UNT Center for Sport Psychology Services
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Graduate Education in Sport Psychology at UNT
At UNT, there are two educational options for students interested in pursuing a graduate degree in sport psychology. First, within the Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion, and Recreation, students can pursue a master’s degree in Kinesiology that emphasizes the psychosocial aspects of sport. To learn more about this degree option, click here.
Second, students can pursue a doctorate within the Psychology Department’s APA-accredited counseling psychology program and then select sport psychology as their specialization. Students who graduate from the doctoral program will be eligible for licensure as a psychologist and certification as a sport consultant through the Association for Applied Sport Psychology. To learn more about this degree option, click here.