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Master's in Sport, Exercise & Performance Psychology (SEPP)

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Strengthen Mental
Performance

Help clients achieve the perfect balance between brain and body.

More and more, the world is recognizing the importance of a healthy mind as well as a healthy body in the sporting and performance world. With a master’s degree in sport, exercise and performance psychology (SEPP), you’ll help athletes, actors, musicians and more master psychological skills so they can improve both their performance and their mental health and well-being.

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Admissions

No need to be a former athlete or psychology major – what’s important is a passion to enhance mental performance.

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Careers

Just as a personal trainer strengthens athletes' muscles, you’ll strengthen mental skills for performers of all kinds.

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Cost

The investment you make in your master’s degree can boost your career and help you achieve your goals.

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Student-Centered

Expert professors focused on your success.

Because we're a close-knit and student-driven program, students like you have helped build the program alongside our professors. That means our curriculum and teaching techniques are designed by you, for you. Plus, you're able to form closer working relationships with your professors. The results? More opportunities for research and and applied opportunities to develop your career.

About SEPP
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Make a Game Plan

The more you know about our opportunities, the greater your chances of future success.
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Two Tracks

Two tracks – applied and thesis – allow you to tailor your degree to your career goals. A dual track is also possible, but it may take more than two years to complete.

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Community Partnerships

UW-Green Bay strives to build partnerships with local organizations so you have access to an abundance of applied opportunities.

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Grants

Invest in your own future success by applying for grants to fund your graduate degree.

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Deadlines

Completed applications will start to be reviewed on the priority date of February 1. We continue to review applications if there are still available spots in the program, up to June 1.

Graduate Application Deadlines
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Scholarships

As a prospective graduate student, you know the importance of scholarships. UW-Green Bay offers several to help fund your education.

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Student Handbook

From information about our policies and procedures to an outline of our curriculum to more about our profession, the handbook can help you understand more about the program.

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Ellea Bachmeier

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Opportunities

"The best thing about the SEPP program is the variety of opportunities, and the freedom to create opportunities aligning with your interests. Being able to have internship placements and research projects that will help advance your career while still being in school is extremely helpful in this field."

Ellea Bachmeier '22
M.S. in Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology

Opportunities On Campus

Fourteen Division I teams and the nationally-recognized Weidner Center mean you can help people perform at their highest peak. Plus, we always encourage our students to attend conferences and present their research or applied work to gain knowledge and professional networks.

Recent Updates

Welcome to the SEPP newsroom! Here, you can find the latest information involving our program.

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CMPC® Certification

The Applied Track includes all the foundation courses and various supervised internship opportunities to become a Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC®). Two Sport, Exercise & Psychology Performance faculty members are CMPC® certified and can supervise students for CMPC® hours.

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Meet Alan Chu

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Meet Alan Chu, chair of the master's in Sport, Exercise & Performance Psychology Program. He’s an internationally recognized motivation scholar conducting research on athletes' motivation and psychological skills profiles.

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