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HAROLD ABEL SCHOOL OF SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES

MS Master of Science in Psychology Sport Psychology specialization

Career Outcomes & Job Titles

People who choose an online sport psychology degree often seek performance improvements or career advancements in school coaching or physical education positions, or in coaching or instructional positions in park and recreation departments, fitness clubs, sports camps or wellness programs.

Potential Employment Settings

  • Community college
  • Corporation
  • Fitness club
  • Health care
  • Human resources department
  • Military
  • P—12 public/private school
  • Parks and recreation organization
  • Youth sport organization

Common Job Titles/Positions*†

  • Adjunct or part-time faculty
  • Athletic program manager
  • Coach
  • Fitness coach
  • Instructor
  • National sport program coordinator
  • Sport development manager
  • Sport psychology assistant

*These examples are intended to serve as a general guide. Many factors determine what position an individual may attain and Capella can't guarantee a graduate will secure any specific job title.

School of Social and Behavioral Sciences Master's Degree Graduates

Data from graduates across all Social and Behavioral Sciences masters programs have been combined for these Career Outcomes results.

Capella's Harold Abel School of Social and Behavioral Sciences master's graduates report satisfaction with responsibilities and career growth potential. About 40% of graduates are employed in government/public sector or mental health industries. An additional third are employed in higher education, healthcare, non-profit, or social/community service settings.

Satisfaction with Capella Social &Behavorial Sciences Master's Graduates

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Percentage of respondents who answered "satisfied" or "very satisfied"
Source: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q3 2011 – Q2 2012.

Approximately half the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences master's graduates report advancing in their careers or receiving salary increases. They also say assumed a leadership role or changed careers.

Improvement in Skills &Abilities Social &Behavorial Sciences Master's Graduates

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Percentage of respondents who indicated they had accomplished each item
Source: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q3 2011 – Q2 2012.