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Master of Arts in Sport Counseling

This program is designed to provide students with the theoretical and practical training needed to help athletes be more effective in sports and their personal lives. The program is intended to prepare professionals to consult with individual athletes, teams and athletic organizations, and to effectively develop and teach programs tailored for this unique population.

A Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, Physical Education or related field, in addition to an Introduction to Psychology (CPS 400 or CPS 401) or Introduction to Physical Education (SPO 505) class.

The Master of Arts degree requires the completion of 90 quarter units at the graduate level. Students will complete the core Psychology requirements (55 units) and the required Sport Counseling requirements (30 units). Students are required to write a Master’s Thesis (5 units), and complete 50 hours of personal counseling. Successful passage of the MA Comprehensive Exam is also required.

“Notice to Prospective Students

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• Become institutionally accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education, with the scope of the accreditation covering at least one degree program.

• Achieve accreditation candidacy or pre-accreditation, as defined in regulations, by July 1, 2017, and full accreditation by July 1, 2020.

If this institution stops pursuing accreditation, it must:

• Stop all enrollment in its degree programs, and
• Provide a teach-out to finish the educational program or provide a refund.

An institution that fails to comply with accreditation requirements by the required dates shall have its approval to offer degree programs automatically suspended. “