Certificate in Sport Psychology

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Sports Psychology

CalSouthern’s Certificate in Sports Psychology is an 18-credit program, comprised of the following six required courses:


Sport Psychology Courses

PSY 87115 Psychology of Coaching

Credits : 3

This course provides a theoretical and practical understanding of coaching strategies, methods, and techniques that are critical for anyone working with an athlete or a team. It also reviews the latest sports science research and the hands-on experience and best practices of highly experienced coaches.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of the Taylor Study Method
  • Design a coaching philosophy
  • Analyze objectives for coaching
  • Discriminate between coaching styles and their affect on athletes
  • Assess code of ethics
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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