Skip to main content

Sport Psychology, MS/MBA

Dual Degree Program

Dual Degree Program Master of Science (MS) in Human Performance and Wellness-Sport, Exercise & Performance Psychology / Master of Business Administration (MBA)

The Master of Science in Human Performance and Wellness - Sport, Exercise & Performance Psychology / Master of Business Administration (MS/MBA) dual degree program will provide you with the knowledge and professional skills needed to work with individuals and groups involved in sport, exercise, and non-sport performance activities. In the dual degree you will also gain the essential business skills needed to prepare you to launch your own business or advance in an organization. The graduate program at Barry includes:

  • Quality curriculum: A combination of courses from the Sport & Exercise Sciences and the Andreas School of Business will provide you with the opportunity master a foundation of knowledge and skills related to sport, exercise, and performance psychology as well as develop management, marketing, and financial skills.
  • Ideal location: Southeast Florida is one of the most dynamic environments in the country for sports. Area opportunities include: amateur and leisure sport organizations; college bowl games; collegiate athletics; entrepreneurial sporting activities; facility, recreational, and event organizations; metropolitan recreation and fitness facilities; world class golf and tennis facilities; and many professional sports teams.
  • Real world experience: The goal of the (MS/MBA) dual degree program is to provide you with the richest combination of theory and hands-on experience available anywhere in the world today. The component of the dual degree program provides courses and opportunities consistent with the requirements for certification with the Association for Applied Sport Psychology.

Program Overview: This program is comprised of coursework from the Sport & Exercise Sciences and the Andreas School of Business. Students can choose between either the applied (60 credits total) or the dual (applied and thesis; 69 credits total) tracks in the Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology degree program. The program combines theory and practice and includes decision-making models with an emphasis on practicing and promoting ethics and human values. The curriculum will provide students with advanced sport, exercise, and performance psychology and business knowledge and skills.

Degree Requirements

MBA Course Requirements: 27 Credits

  • MBA 603 International Business 3
  • MBA 617 Technology & Information Systems 3
  • MBA 621 Managerial Finance 3
  • MBA 646 Marketing in a Dynamic Environment 3
  • MBA 660 Managerial Accounting 3
  • MBA 681 Economics for Strategic Decisions 3
  • MBA 682 Strategy Formulation, Implementation & Entrepreneurship 3
  • MBA 683 Leadership and Advanced Management Concepts 3
  • MBA 692 Social, Legal and Ethical Aspects of Business 3

Human Performance and Wellness Graduate Program Sport, Exercise, & Performance Psychology (MS SEPP) Requirements

SES Core: 6 Credits

  • SES 546 Qualitative Analysis in Biomechanics 3
  • SES 616 616 Research Methodology in SES 3

Students may choose to enroll in both applied and research components adding 9 credits to their academic program.

Sport, Exercise & Performance Psychology (SEPP): 18 Credits

  • SES 537 Sport Psychology 3
  • SES 625 Motor Learning and Control 3
  • SES 662 Exercise Psychology 3
  • SES 673 Professional Ethics in Sport, Exercise, & Performance 3
  • PSY 531 Psychological Disorders 3

**Plus a choice of one of the following electives: (3 credit hours minimum)

  • CSL 652 Individual Counseling Procedures 3
  • PSY 620 Behavior Modification 3
  • PSY 526 Health Psychology 3
  • PSY 594 Physiology and Treatment of Substance Abuse 3
  • PSY 639 Introduction to Neuropsychology 3

To Satisfy the SEPP Applied Track Component: 9 Credits

  • SES 660 Performance Enhancement Psychology 3
  • SES 677 Sport, Exercise & Performance Psychology Service Delivery 3
  • SES 678 Sport, Exercise, & Performance Psychology Professional Practice 3

Students may choose to enroll in both applied and research components adding 9 credits to their academic program.

To Satisfy the Research Component: 9 Credits

  • SES 624 Advanced Statistics for Sport & Exercise Science 3 OR
  • SES 630 Qualitative Research in SES 3
  • SES 689 Thesis I 3
  • SES 690 Thesis II 3

MS SEPP Total (33 applied or 42 applied and thesis)
Program Total 60 Credits (applied) or 69 Credits (applied & thesis)

Sign in to use the pins