Curriculum

Empower individuals and communities to 
maximize their health and performance.

Empower individuals and communities to
maximize 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:

  • Professional Development Seminar
  • Adlerian Theory and Counseling
  • Professional, Legal, and Ethical Issues
  • Counseling Theories
  • Counseling Skills
  • Diagnosis of Maladaptive Behaviors
  • Counseling Multicultural Communities
  • Introduction to Sport and Health Psychology
  • Group Counseling
  • Human Performance Enhancement Using Cognitive Behavioral Approaches in Sport and Health Psychology
  • Appraisal of Individual Differences in Sport and Health Psychology
  • Couple and Family Counseling
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Research and Program Evaluation
  • Career Development Theories and Interventions
  • Addictions Counseling
  • 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
  • Exercise Psychology
  • Business Development in Sport & Health Psychology
  • Preparation for Applied Thesis
  • Thesis I & II

Field Training and Seminars:

  • Applied Sport and Health Psychology Professional
  • Preparation Seminar I & II
  • Social Justice Practicum I & II
  • Counseling Practicum and Seminar
  • Counseling Internship and Seminar I & II
  • Sport and Health Externship and Seminar I, II & III
  • Comprehensive Examination

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