Curriculum

Applied counseling methods related 
to maximizing health and performance.

Applied counseling methods related
to maximizing health and performance.

Sport and Health Psychology Curriculum

The Master of Arts in Counseling, Specialization in Sport and Health Psychology is a 66 credit hour program that includes coursework and a training practicum. Successful completion of this program includes the courses listed below. More information, including course descriptions and sequencing can be found in the Adler School Catalog.

Core Courses

  • MASH-500: MASH Professional Development Seminar (0 credits)
  • COUN-518: Adlerian Theory & Counseling (3 credits)                            
  • COUN-532: Professional, Legal and Ethical Issues (3 credits)
  • COUN-533: Counseling Theories (3 credits)                                              
  • COUN-534: Counseling Skills (3 credits) 
  • COUN-535: Diagnosis of Maladaptive Behaviors (3 credits)
  • COUN-536: Counseling Multicultural Communities (3 credits) 
  • MASH-539: Introduction to Sport & Health Psychology (3 credits) 
  • COUN-540: Group Counseling (3 credits)
  • MASH-541: Human Performance Enhancement Using Cognitive Behavioral Approaches in Sport and Health Psychology (3 credits)
  • MASH-542: Appraisal of Individual Differences in Sport & Health (3 credits)
  • COUN-618: Couples & Family Counseling (3 credits)
  • COUN-622: Human Growth & Development (3 credits)
  • COUN-625: Research & Program Evaluation (3 credits)
  • COUN-629: Lifestyle & Career Development (3 credits)
  • COUN-630: Addictions Counseling (3 credits)
  • MASH-636: Biological Bases of Behavior in Sport and Health (3 credits)
  • MASH-643: Exercise Physiology (3 credits)
  • MASH-645: Critical Evaluation of Contemporary Issues in Sport and Health (3 credits)
  • MASH-646 Cognitive Affective Bases of Behavior in Sport and Health Psychology (3 credits)

Field Training and Seminars

  • PCO-211: Community Service Seminar I (1 credit)
  • PCO-212: Community Service Seminar II (1 credit)
  • PCO-213: Community Service Practicum I (1 credit)
  • PCO-214: Community Service Practicum II  (1 credit)
  • MASH-680: MASH Counseling Practicum & Seminar (2 credits)
  • MASH-682: MASH Counseling Internship & Seminar I (2 credits)
  • MASH-684: MASH Counseling Internship & Seminar II (2 credits)
  • MASH-681 Sport & Health Externship & Seminar I  (1 credit)
  • MASH-683: Sport & Health Externship & Seminar II  (1 credit)
  • MASH-685: Sport & Health Externship & Seminar III  (1 credit)
  • MASH-995: MASH Comprehensive Examination (0 credits)