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Graduate School of Professional Psychology
Degree Programs

MASPP Courses

Sample course listing only.

Below are courses typically offered to MASPP students. You will be provided a current course list in your GSPP Handbook when you matriculate (if offered admission).

I. General Psychology Core: 24 Credits

Statistics & Research Methodology - 6 Credits

  • Statistics (3)
  • Research Methods (3)

Scientific & Professional Ethics & Standards - 3 Credits

  • Ethical & Legal Issues (3)

History & Systems - 3 Credits

  • Foundations of Counseling Theories (3)

Individual Behavior - 6 Credits

  • Human Growth & Development (3)
  • Clinical Issues: Interviewing & Diagnosis (3)

Human Diversity - 3 Credits

  • Multicultural Issues (3)

Helping Relationships - 3 Credits

  • Counseling Methods & Practices (3)

II. Sport & Performance Psychology Core: 36 Credits
(Exclusive of and in addition to the General Psychology Core)

Scientific & Theoretical Foundations - 6 Credits

  • Theories of Performance Excellence (3)
  • Theoretical Aspects of Sport & Performance Psychology (3)

Intervention Procedures - 6 Credits

  • Sport & Performance Psychology Interventions (3)
  • Consulting Methods & Practices (3)

Groups - 6 Credits

  • Group Interventions (3)
  • Team & Organizational Dynamics (3)

 Practicum - 18 Credits

  • Practicum in SPP (3)
  • Practicum in SPP (3)
  • Practicum in SPP (3)
  • Practicum in SPP: Professional Practice (3)
  • Practicum in SPP: Professional Practice (3)
  • Practicum in SPP: Professional Practice (3)

 III. Electives: Minimum of 12 Credits

* Offered every other year
** 2 Credit hours
*** Required for LPC

  • Entrepreneurship in SPP
  • Organizational Leadership: CPEX
  • Scholarly Writing
  • Psychology of Injury*
  • Psychology of High Risk Occupations*
  • Psychology of Performance in Business*
  • Psychology of Performing Arts*
  • Adept, Professional, Supervisor and Leader*
  • Psychology of Excellence*
  • Sport in American Society*
  • Exercise Psychology*
  • Kinesiology*,**
  • Applied Motor Learning*,**
  • Exercise Physiology*,**
  • Psychophysiology & Biofeedback*,** (2 hr required lab = 4 hrs total)
  • Assessment in SPP*,***
  • Career Counseling***

Elective classes must be approved by the student's academic advisor, and the Elective Credit/Course Proposal Form must be completed and submitted to Judy Farmer. University College, Iliff, or Law classes may NOT be taken for elective credit.


Total Credits Required for Graduation: 72 Credits