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Sport Science/Coaching

The University of Akron

12 months
Duration
747 USD/credit 22410 USD/year
747 USD/credit 22410 USD/year
442 USD/credit 13260 USD/year
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About

The Sport Science/Coaching program of The University of Akron has been designed to meet the needs of individuals interested in learning how to become effective coaches.

Overview

The program has been designed based on the published NASPE National Standards. Licensed educators may be able to use the sport science program to meet the master/30-hour requirement for the second renewal of their professional licensure. However, these individuals should seek renewal from their local professional development committee.

Job Opportunities 

Many job opportunities exist related to the sport science program. Students in the Sport Science/Coaching program of The University of Akron often pursue employment opportunities in college coaching, university athletic administration, recreational sport or continue on in a career in teaching and coaching at the secondary level. Currently, graduates of the sport science program are assistant or head coaches at various universities and colleges throughout the nation. Graduates have also pursued careers as strength and conditioning coaches and personal trainers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Current Issues in Sport and Physical Education
  • Injury Management for Teachers & Coaches
  • Nutrition for Teachers and Coaches
  • Physiology of Muscular Activity & Exercise
  • Sport Planning/Promotion
  • Sports Leadership

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a 2.75 GPA
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22410 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 747 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    22410 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 747 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 442 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Akron

890 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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