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The mission of the Sport and Exercise Psychology program is to provide initiative which will lead the program towards the Vision.

This will be accomplished by:

  • Creating, evaluating, and disseminating knowledge in the discipline.
  • Applying theory through applied service provision.
  • Providing support to the mission of the School, College, and University.
  • Providing mentorship and advisement to students within the program.
  • Providing opportunities for student-centered research and learning initiatives within the sport and exercise psychology discipline.
  • Emphasizing the importance of student-faculty research collaboration.
  • Offering state of the art laboratory and research facilities.
  • Providing a comprehensive and rigorous curriculum aligned with the Association for Applied Sport Psychology requirements for Certification.
  • Providing access to and education on the use of emerging technology.
  • Encouraging creative approaches to reach educational goals.
  • Providing resources and guidance for grant writing, research and scholarly writing.
  • Marketing faculty and student expertise.
  • Respecting the diversity of thought, expression and being.
  • Making students the priority in decisions that benefit their education.
  • Providing opportunities for student-faculty interaction.
  • Providing opportunities for outstanding student achievement.
  • Providing community service which focuses on the science and practice of sport and exercise psychology.
  • Providing the opportunity for students to tailor their program of study to meet specific interests.
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with local, national, and international partners.

Last updated: 6/14/2021