|Institution Name||:||Argosy University|
|Institution Type||:||Private for-Profit|
|Campus Setting||:||City: Large|
|Student-to-faculty ratio||:||12 to 1|
|Student population||:||885 (109 undergraduate)|
The mental aspect of competitive sports can often have a greater influence on the outcome of a contest than the physical play. For those who want to help athletes improve their focus and utilize psychological techniques to improve performance, Argosy University's Master of Arts (MA) in Sport-Exercise Psychology is the logical next step.
This masterâ€™s degree in psychology is offered through Argosy's College of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences. The online program can provide convenience and flexibility for students who are balancing their education with other life demands.
The curriculum for this Psychology masterâ€™s degree is based on the educational requirements outlined by the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP). It is designed to provide a strong foundation in applied sports psychology with a focus on â€œethical performance enhancement."
Students of the program will have an opportunity to gain an understanding of the following:
• Normal and abnormal psychological functioning
• Physiological, motor, and psychosocial aspects of sports behavior
• Theoretical foundations
• Helping relationships
• Individual and group skills
• Sport sciences
• Research and evaluation procedures
• Professional identity
Other programs of Argosy University
Argosy University is a for-profit university owned by Education Management Corporation, with 19 locations in 13 U.S. states. The university offers numerous programs at various levels, including certification; associates, bachelors, masters, specialist, and doctoral degrees, postdoctoral specialization, postgraduate concentrations, and so on. It is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, California, 94501, http://www.wascsenior.org). Besides providing a range of fulltime campus programs, the university offers accredited online degree programs at the associate, bachelor's, and master's degree levels. The same expert AU professors who teach in the classroom teach its online courses. Therefore, as an online student, you will receive a comprehensive e-learning experience that enables you to master content in online courses as thoroughly as if you had attended classes on campus. Its online platform allows you to collaborate with classmates for group projects, correspond with your teacher, access course syllabi, explore an online library, and more. In addition, you'll also enjoy the same student support services, from academic advising to financial aid.
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.