Sports Leadership and Coaching


Masters in Athletic Administration Online: Coaching Masters Degree

The Masters Degree Program in Athletic Administration or Coaching is an online format and is designed for individuals working or desiring to work in school, university, and community sports programs. Coursework includes key issues involved in educational athletics and further develop leadership and coaching skills.

 Advisor: Dr. Cathy Monteroso: [email protected]

Required courses in Education Common Core (12 hours):

  1. EDUC 502 Professional Writing (online every semester)
  2. EDUC 507 Research Methods (online every semester)
  3. EDUC 512 Assessment and Data Literacy (online every semester)
  4. EDUC 581 Capstone (16-week course during Fall or Spring only)

Required courses for this area of emphasis (16 hours):

  • SLC 500 Principles of Coaching (Fall I)
  • SLC 520 Athletic Administration (Fall II)
  • SLC 530 Psychosociology of Sport (Spring II)
  • SLC 540 Conditioning Principles (Spring I)

Also, choose two of the following courses (6 hours):

Recommended for a degree in athletic coaching

  • SLC 550 Injury Prevention and Safety (Summer I)
  • EDUC 558 Fundraising and Development (Summer II)
  • EDUC 528 Non-Profit Management (Fall II)

Recommended for a degree in athletic administration

  • EDL 520 Human Resources and Personnel Issues (Spring I)
  • EDL 531 Organizational Politics (Summer)
  • EDL 589 Community Collaboration (Fall II)

Total academic hours required for degree: 30