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B.S. in Psychology: Sport Psychology

Residential Sport Psychology Program (B.S.)

Gain the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in your future career with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology: Sport Psychology from Liberty University. Develop your understanding of behavioral science as it applies to sports and exercise, and learn psychological knowledge and skills to help develop athletes and teams for optimal performance.

With our Sport Psychology Program, you’ll develop your interests in understanding performance in athletes along with interventions and therapies in increasing motivation, performance, and what influences athletic aptitude.

Study in classrooms taught by professors who are grounded in their Christian worldview and experienced in their field. Gain real-world experience in an internship setting as you prepare to make an impact on the lives of athletes.

Liberty’s Department of Psychology provides lab rooms for you to engage with applied studies. These rooms are equipped with audio and video recording technology for instructor review and feedback. And the PSYC 499 Internship gives you the opportunity to shadow a professional in the field and gain applied learning through experience. 


Academic Information for the B.S. in Psychology: Sport Psychology

Credit Hours

120 credit hours

Program of Study

Psychology (B.S.) – Sport Psychology – Resident

Admission Requirements

View Liberty’s undergraduate admissions requirements

Featured Sport Psychology Courses

  • Human Nutrition (HLTH 330)
  • Group Dynamics (PSYC 405)
  • Introduction to Sport Management (SMGT 200)
  • Sport and Exercise Psychology (SMGT 400)

Start Your Career in Sport Psychology


Career Opportunities for Sport Psychology Program Graduates

  • Behavior Technician
  • Community Recreation Worker
  • Health Promotion Specialist
  • Residential Youth Counselor
  • Sports Coach
  • Statistical Assistant
  • Data Analyst