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Applied TracK

Work With Performers

Acquire skills to increase focus and elevate performance.

From visualization to coach education to emotion regulation, you can help people improve their mental abilities to improve their performance. Our applied track fulfills coursework requirements for the CMPC® credential and provides mentored practicum hours for students working toward the CMPC® credential.

To learn more, see the SEPP Student Handbook.

Fall 2023 courses can be found online. To view the SEPP curriculum and elective options, isit the Course Catalog .

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Hands-on Experience

As the name implies, students in the applied track are required to complete practicum hours to apply what they've learned in class. But don't worry: we'll provide these practicum opportunities through our community partners.

Practicum Requirements


First Year - Fall
Course Title Credits
PSYCH 610 Counseling Micro-Skills 3
PSYCH 621 Theories of Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology 3
PSYCH 627 Professional Ethics in Psychology 3
First Year - Spring
Course Title Credits
PSYCH 605 Applied Statistics and Methods 3
PSYCH 786 Pre-Practicum 3
PSYCH 740 Multicultural Psychology 3
First Year - Summer
Course Title Credits
PSYCH 721 Applied Sport and Performance Psychology 3
Second Year - Fall
Course Title Credits
PSYCH 738 Psychology of Sport Injury 3
PSYCH 787 Practicum I 3
Elective 3
Second Year - Spring
Course Title Credits
PSYCH 730 Sport Sociology 3
PSYCH 788 Practicum II 3
Elective 3
List of Electives (6 credits from electives)
  • AT 561 Health Promotion
  • AT 745 Interprofessional Education Seminar
  • EDUC 616 Principles of Coaching
  • EDUC 617 Philosophy of Athletics and Coaching
  • EDUC 618 Organization and Administration of Athletics
  • ENTRP 685 New Venture Acceleration
  • HWM 700 Contemporary Health and Wellness Perspectives
  • HWM 705 Strategic Management for Wellness Managers
  • HWM 715 Persuasion Skills for Wellness Managers
  • HWM 720 Exercise and Nutrition in Health and Disease
  • HWM 730 Biopsychosocial Aspects of Health
  • HWM 740 Health Systems and Policy for Wellness Managers
  • HWM 750 Planning and Evalution for Wellness Managers
  • HWM 760 Wellness Law
  • HWM 770 Behavior and Development in Organizations
  • MGMT 570 Data Science for Managers
  • MGMT 589 Organizational Behavior
  • MGMT 652 Teams
  • MGMT 730 Leading the Self
  • NUT SCI 621 Community and Public Healt Nutrition
  • NUT SCIT 712 Culinary Medicine
  • PSYCH 544 Death, Dying, and Loss
  • PSYCH 635 Psychopathology
  • PU EN AF 615 Public and Nonprofit Budgeting
  • SOC WORK 540 Strengths-Based Group Facilitation
  • SOC WORK 542 Psychopharmacology
  • SOC WORK 727 Psychopathology for Clinical Social Work
  • SOC WORK 767 Assessing Mental Health and Substance use in Practice
Progress toward Your

The Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC®) certification signifies the highest standard of education and training in the psychological aspects of sport science. It may take anywhere from 3–4 years to become a CMPC®, including your master's degree and mentored hours. SEPP faculty hold the CMPC® certification and are eligible to supervise hours you are completing toward earning the CMPC® certification. The applied track offers various opportunities for students to progress toward the CMPC®.

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Professor Joanna Morrissey

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Not sure if the applied track is right for you? As a certified mental performance consultant, Professor Jo Morrissey can help you figure out your career goals.

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