Program Overview

The M.S. in Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology is an interdisciplinary subfield of psychology that applies psychological knowledge and clinical approaches to optimize professional performance, with an emphasis on athletics and similar high-pressure industries. The field considers the developmental and social aspects of sport and performance participation, and systemic issues associated with performance settings within organizations. The program builds on UW-Green Bay’s large and highly acclaimed Psychology program and aligns with the region’s internationally recognized sport and entertainment industries, complements UW-Green Bay’s Division I athletics and expanding graduate offerings. Courses are delivered predominately through face-to-face instruction, with some online courses offerings and independent work in the form of internships and projects. 

This 39 credit M.S. program prepares students to be a Certified Mental Performance Consultant® (CMPC) under the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP). Classes are infused with a variety of hands-on and applied activities. Supervised practica and internships are also offered. The program is designed for students who hold an undergraduate degree in psychology, sport sciences (or another related major), or for those students who can demonstrate equivalent professional experience. The projected time to degree is four semesters (2 years), including one summer course.

UW Green Bay's Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology master's program has unique opportunities in its curriculum. Click on the menu below to learn more about what we can offer you: