Sport Coaching

University of Denver

M.A. Online
12 months
23277 USD/year
23277 USD/year
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The online MA in Sport Coaching (MASC) program at the University of Denver educates and prepares coaches of all sports and levels — as well as strength and conditioning coaches — to enhance athlete, team, or client performance. 


Students in the Sport Coaching at the University of Denver benefit from a comprehensive, flexible and individualized curriculum designed by internationally respected faculty experts in coach education. 

We offer an ideal blend of coursework in sport sciences and the psychological, sociological and ethical aspects of sport coaching. Our student-coaches engage in interactive, student-centered coursework to gain practical skills for real-world settings.


  • The Sport Coaching program was created and is currently led by internationally respected coach educator Dr. Brian Gearity. 
  • Program designed to be flexible, personalized and completed fully online. We also hold, and support, virtual and in-person events such as guest speakers and scholars, coaching clinics, conferences and workshops.
  • Courses designed by experts in teaching, learning, coach education and student success.
  • Courses taught by experienced coaches and trained instructors in online education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organization and Administration of Sport
  • Sociocultural Aspects of Sport Coaching
  • Motor Learning and Sport Pedagogy
  • Strength, Conditioning, and Injury Prevention Program Design
  • Psychology of Athletic Performance
  • Philosophy, Leadership and Legal Issues of Sport

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




46 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Earned a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale in previous undergraduate work or a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale for the last 60 semester credits or 90 quarter credits (approximately two years of work) for the baccalaureate degree.
  • An earned master's degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution supersedes the minimum standards for the baccalaureate.
  • English Proficiency.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23277 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23277 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    23277 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23277 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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!

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Sport Coaching
University of Denver