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Athletic Coaching Education, Master

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Coaches across the country have one question in common: How can I get a step up on the competition? The answer can be found in Ball State University’s online graduate program in athletic coaching education. More than a weekend workshop or a noncredit certificate program offering a handful of basic courses, this is a master’s degree in physical education and sport with a coaching specialization.
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Overview

Coaches across the country have one question in common: How can I get a step up on the competition?

The answer can be found in Ball State University’s online graduate program in athletic coaching education. More than a weekend workshop or a noncredit certificate program offering a handful of basic courses, this is a master’s degree in physical education and sport with a coaching specialization.

You Can Do It

But it’s do-able because the program is fully online with absolutely no residency requirement. That means you can earn the degree without leaving your coaching position, and you can complete an internship in your workplace.

Since you’ll be taking courses in organization and administration, sport safety and injury prevention, and teaching and motivation, you can take what you learn to practice the next day.

Take note also that coaching salaries are seeing a dramatic rise, particularly at the college level, where compensation for coaches in certain sports has escalated in recent years.

Programme Structure

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Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

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    6.5

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    79

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    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • a bachelor’s degree from an institution that is accredited by its regional accrediting association. Review transcript submitting guidelines before applying.
  • to meet departmental admissions criteria

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

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    20332 USD/year
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    7380 USD/year
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