The primary mission of the Master of Art in Coaching Sport Performance is to prepare students for successful coaching careers at all levels of sporting competition including: youth, interscholastic, intercollegiate, Olympic, para-Olympic or professional.
Quality curriculum based on the "The Eight Domains of Coaching" The National Standards for Sport Coaches represents a core body of knowledge that captures the scientific and practical competencies expected of coaches at all levels. Commonly known as the eight domains of coaching, the standards include:
Its curriculum contains 36 semester hours of course work in eleven 3 credit-hour didactic courses and 2 credit hours for practicum experience that can be completed in 18 months. However, you have up to 6 years to complete the program.
The program is being converted to an online deliverable format to respond to the needs of full-time coaching professionals. The program, built upon the existing on-campus program, is designed specifically for those practicing coaching professionals who intend to further their academic studies while keeping their full-time jobs.
Students have a choice to start with the program in either Fall, Spring or Summer semesters.