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M.S. Sport, Exercise & Performance Psychology Admissions

1 Admission Criteria

A maximum of 20 students will be admitted to the program each year. Although we may admit part-time students, priority will be given to full-time students.

You must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher to be accepted and fully admitted to the program.*

*Applicants with a GPA lower than 3.0 may be admitted under probation. In such case, the student will need to maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher during their first 9 credits in the program.

2Required Documents

Official Transcripts

Official transcripts from all postsecondary institutions of higher learning from which 9 or more credits have been attempted are required. If you attended less than 9 credits you do not have to send an official transcript unless the courses completed were prerequisites for the program.

Transcripts must be sent directly from these institutions to UW-Green Bay via email or postal mail:

Graduate Studies Admissions 
UW-Green Bay
2420 Nicolet Drive
Green Bay, WI 54311

Study abroad transcripts are not required if a student attended an international University for one or fewer semesters.
NOTE: If you attended UW-Green Bay you do not have to send UW-Green Bay transcripts.

Statement of Interest (max. 1000 words)

You'll answer this prompt: “Describe your professional goals within the field of sport, exercise, and performance psychology that you hope to attain, what you have done to pursue them thus far, and how you believe that UW-Green Bay’s master’s program in Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology can help you reach them.” Please also indicate which track you want to pursue (Course-based, Applied, or both).

Two Letters of Evaluation

Submit two letters of evaluation (preferably completed by at least one faculty member).
Applicants must fill out the first two sections of the SEPP Evaluation Form, save and send to each evaluator. Each evaluator must fill out the remaining sections and send directly to the Office of Graduate Studies ( It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that their references have completed and submitted the SEPP Evaluation Form by the application deadline. The Office of Graduate Studies will not accept letters submitted by the applicant.


Include experiences relevant to sport, exercise, performance, psychology, research and other related activities. Your resume may be uploaded as part of your application or can be emailed to


For International Students:

In addition to the application materials listed above, international students will also need to provide the following documentation:

3After You Apply

Completed applications (including letters of evaluation) should be submitted by the posted deadline on the Graduate Application Deadlines webpage. Applications will continue to be reviewed on a rolling admission basis until there are no available spots in the program.

Joanna Morrissey

Get Support

Questions about the admission process? Jo Morrissey, Ph.D., the Chair of our program, can help guide you through the process.

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