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American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

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Association for Applied Sport Psychology

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National Association for Sport and Physical Education

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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.

Our outstanding coaching education curriculum has been accredited at the highest level by the National Council for Accreditation of Coaching Education (NCACE) and is aligned with the “8 Domains of Coaching” as identified in the National Standards for Sport Coaches (NASPE).

Coaching Sport Performance

The “8 Domains of Coaching”:

Program Flexibility

The program consists of 36 graduate credit hours of classroom and field experiences and takes about two years to complete.  Depending on your life circumstances, you are allowed to take up to 6 years to finish the degree.