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Sport Psychology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Glenside, PA, United States
This major allows students with this very specific interest in Sport Psychology to study it as an undergraduate. The unique major provides a solid foundation in research skills while encouraging each student to find his or her area of focused interest. Students who decide in spring of their sophomore year that they do not want to go abroad can still complete the Psychology major on schedule.
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Overview

  • The Sport Psychology major incorporates a year of study abroad after students have studied psychology basics at Arcadia’s campus in Glenside, Pa. Students interested in this Majors Abroad Program will spend their junior year abroad, either at the University of Stirling (Scotland) or St. Mary’s University College , where they will complete a minimum of three courses in sports science or Sport Psychology. Upon their return, they will engage in an internship in the field of Sport Psychology and write a literature review thesis or conduct an independent research project on a topic related to Sport Psychology as part of the two-semester senior seminar course.
  • Sport Psychology graduates have careers in marketing, coaching, recreational sport and exercise services, teaching, personnel management, information presentation, research, human services, and various therapy systems. Transferable skills that are valued by employers are interpersonal, communication, numerical literacy, computer literacy, time management skills, and critical thinking. More specifically, Sport Psychology majors are well prepared for graduate work in the fields of sport psychology, health psychology, rehabilitation, and occupational therapy.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Learning & Cognition
  • Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Elementary Statistics
  • Research Methods
  • Health Psychology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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General Requirements

  • Application
  • Transcripts. Official High School Transcripts (in English )
  • Test Scores. International students must submit either SAT/ACT or Proof of English language proficiency
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Declaration of Financial Support.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    43740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43740 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    43740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43740 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Glenside

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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