Sports Psychology Schools In Kansas

In Kansas, there is only one accredited school where sports psychology classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in sports psychology in the state of Kansas, which encompasses sports psychology training at the sports psychology bachelors degree level.


  1. Southwestern College in Winfield

    100 College Street, Winfield, Kansas 67156-6224

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Kansas Vs. National Sports Psychology Employment

Kansas 1,280
National 100,700

Approximately 1% of the country's sports psychology professionals work in Kansas state.

Employment Growth for Sports psychology professionals In Kansas

1,200 1,120 1,170 1,230 1,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of sports psychology professionals is growing in Kansas. In 2010 there were 80 more sports psychology professionals working in Kansas than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of sports psychology professionals has grown by 7%. This is faster than the trend for sports psychology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of sports psychology professionals has grown by 3% between 2006 and 2010.

Sports Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in Kansas

$53,790 $58,180 $57,040 $58,150 $58,640
$41,394 $43,120 $44,217 $45,570 $46,014
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sports Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of sports psychology professionals is growing, the salaries paid to sports psychology professionals are increasing in Kansas. The mean salary for sports psychology professionals in 2006 was $53,790 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $58,640 per year.

Salary percentiles for Sports psychology professionals in Kansas

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This represents a growth in salaries of 8%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 129% pay differential between the highest paid sports psychology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of sports psychology in Kansas.

Average Salaries for Sports psychology professionals and related professions in Kansas

Forensic Psychology
Mental Health
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

Sports psychology professionals in Kansas earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Sports Psychology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Kansas


The number of students graduating from the only accredited sports psychology school in Kansas is decreasing. In Kansas, there were 7 graduates in 2006. And there were 3 graduates from sports psychology courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 57% percent decrease in the number of sports psychology school degree or certificate graduates in Kansas. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned a bachelor's degree in sports psychology.

Sports Psychology Faculty Salaries in Kansas

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