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Sports Psychology Schools In Tennessee

In Tennessee, there is only one accredited school where sports psychology classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Tennessee's sports psychology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in sports psychology includes sports psychology training at the sports psychology bachelors degree level.


  1. Trevecca Nazarene University

    333 Murfreesboro Rd, Nashville, Tennessee 37210

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National Sports Psychology Employment

Tennessee 1,230
National 100,700

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

Employment Growth for Sports psychology professionals In Tennessee

1,550 1,620 1,700 1,440 1,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Tennessee, sports psychology is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 320 less sports psychology professionals working in Tennessee than there were in 2006. Thus, in Tennessee, this field has shrunk by 21% in four years. This decline is faster than the national trend for sports psychology professionals which shows a 3% increase in the number of sports psychology professionals working around the nation.

Sports Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in Tennessee

$53,170 $62,070 $62,840 $65,020 $60,980
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sports Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Tennessee, as the number of sports psychology professionals is declining, the salaries earned by sports psychology professionals are increasing. Sports psychology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $53,170 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $60,980 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Sports psychology professionals in Tennessee

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This represents a growth in salaries of 13%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of sports psychology, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid sports psychology professionals earning 131% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Tennessee state.

Average Salaries for Sports psychology professionals and related professions in Tennessee

Forensic Psychology
Mental Health
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of sports psychology professionals is decreasing in Tennessee state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited sports psychology school in Tennessee state is decreasing.

This represents a 100% decrease in the number of sports psychology degree or certificate school graduates in Tennessee state. 100% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in sports psychology.

Sports Psychology Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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