Curriculum

Empower individuals and communities to 
improve their health and performance.

Empower individuals and communities to
improve their health and performance.

Curriculum

The Master of Arts in Counseling: Specialization in Sport and Health Psychology program requires the successful completion of field training and courses from those listed below.

Course offerings include:

  • Adlerian Theory and Counseling
  • Professional, Legal, and Ethical Issues
  • Counseling Theories
  • Counseling Skills
  • Diagnosis of Maladaptive Behaviors
  • Counseling Multicultural Communities
  • Couple and Family Counseling
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Research and Program Evaluation
  • Career Development Theories and Interventions
  • Addictions Counseling
  • Treatment Planning
  • Group Counseling/Team Dynamics in Sport
  • Appraisal of Individual Differences in Sport and Health Psychology
  • Introduction to Sport and Health Psychology
  • Human Performance Enhancement Using Cognitive Behavioral Approaches in Sport and Health Psychology
  • Biological Bases of Behavior in Sport and Health Psychology
  • Critical Evaluation of Contemporary Issues in Sport and Health Psychology
  • Cognitive Affective Bases of Behavior in Sport and Health Psychology

Electives:

  • Exercise Physiology
  • Counseling Children & Adolescents
  • Business Development in Sport & Health Psychology
  • Thesis I & II

Field Training and Seminars:

  • Social Justice Practicum I & II (200 hours)
  • Counseling Practicum (100 hours)
  • Counseling Internship I & II (600 hours)
  • Sport and Health Externship I, II & III (up to 400 hours)
     

Find course descriptions and more information in the Adler University course catalog at adler.edu/catalog.