Health and Kinesiology

Graduate Program

M.S. in Kinesiology

Performance Psychology 

This concentration is offered in a traditional format where some face-to-face courses are required. This specialized degree plan is chosen by students wanting to focus their studies in sport, exercise, and performance psychology. The degree may be pursued under a 36-credit hour course only option, a 36-credit hour option requiring a research project or internship, or 30-credit hour option requiring a thesis.  The research project option with internship is designed to prepare students to sit for the Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC) examination through the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP).

Undergraduate prerequisites requirements for this specific program:

  • Anatomy and Physiology I and II (BIOL 2401 and BIOL 2402)
  • Physiology of Exercise (EDKN 3436)

*Students are still encouraged to apply if they do not have the prerequisites mentioned. However, students are expected to complete these courses during their first year in the program.

Dr. Brian Menaker

Overview and Admission Requirements 

Performance Psychology Degree Plan

Program Guidelines and Procedures Manual