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Ed.M. in Counseling -Sport/Performance Psychology

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Attainment level (B.Sc. M.Sc. PhD): Ed.M.

Name Organisation/ University: Boston University    

Address: 2 Silber Way, Boston, MA 02215

Country: United States

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Number of spots: undisclosed

Start of the program: Fall 2024

Application deadline: April 15

Language of tuition: English

Admittance of foreign students: yes

Study duration/Workload (ECTS): 4 semesters (2 years)

Study structure/mode: full-time/ part time

Practical internship (yes/no):Yes

Formal supervision (yes/no): Yes

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Target group and Study focus:

All students participate in clinical mental health training experiences, which include a minimum of 700 hours during their second full-time year of study. In addition, all Sport/Performance Psychology students will participate in a sport psychology/performance enhancement practicum every semester, meaning that students will participate in performance enhancement fieldwork for all four semesters enrolled in the program. The sport psychology/performance enhancement practicum includes working with collegiate teams and/or engaging in internship sites that are focused on urban youth sport.



In addition to the core counseling coursework, you will complete all of the following courses for the Sport/Performance Psychology concentration:


SED CE 650 Counseling Skills and Techniques in Sport & Exercise Psychology (4 cr)

SED CE 721 Sport & Performance Psychology Practicum (2 cr) (four semesters for 8 cr total)

SED DS 700 Advanced Sport Psychology Seminar (4 cr)

SED PE 505 Motor Learning and Control (3 cr)

SED PE 710 Sport Theory and Social Systems (4 cr)

Two of the following courses:

SED CE 529 Psychology of Coaching Teams (4 cr)

SED CE 634 Mindfulness and Performance (4 cr)

SED DS 700 Advanced Sport Psychology Seminar (4 cr)​

What to do afterwards, jobs perspectives

The concentration in Sport/Performance Psychology will prepare you for a career providing counseling to children, adolescents, and young adults in community-based settings that may include, but are not limited to, community mental health facilities, hospitals, therapeutic schools, substance abuse treatment facilities, eating disorder treatment facilities, universities, and prisons. If all coursework and practicum requirements are met, students will graduate from the program with all of the pre-master’s requirements for licensure as a mental health counselor in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

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