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SHAPE America
Society of Health and Physical Educators

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Association for Applied Sport Psychology

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National Council for Accreditation of Coaching Education

Program Description for Master of Arts in Coaching Sport Performance

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:

The program can be completed in 18 months

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.

Flexibility - online 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.

Multiple admission dates

Students have a choice to start with the program in either Fall, Spring or Summer semesters.