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Online Sport Coaching Education Degree

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You love sports, but you also see yourself as an educator and a leader. You have a lot to share about the sport of your choice and you want to help people grow and advance to their full potential. If that sounds like you, then you already have the characteristics of a great coach! Online at Southern Miss offers an online Sport Coaching Education Master’s Degree that will help you take your coaching skills to the next level without ever stepping foot inside of a classroom.

Our fully online program will give you an advanced understanding of training and leadership techniques, human mental and physical development, sports skills, and the latest technological advancements in athletic evaluation. We want to help you perform at the best that you can on and off the field. That’s why we’re bringing the classroom to you! This is truly an convenient and affordable program that will take your career to the next level. No need to take off work to make it to a physical classroom; the world is your classroom.

To qualify for this Sport Coaching Education Master’s Degree, you’ll need:

  • GRE scores
  • Bachelor’s degree GPA of 3.0 or higher in the last 62 hours of coursework
  • Official transcripts from all institutions of higher education
  • Cover letter, current resume, and three letters of recommendation
  • Complete admissions packet by April 1st to start fall semester

There’s more to coaching than loving the sport. A great coach is a motivator. A communicator. A thinker.
Are you ready to take the next step but want to know: “Are there additional fees?” “How long does the program take to complete?” “When can I start?” Don’t worry, you’re not alone! These are some of our most Frequently Asked Questions . Get your answers here!
Coaching goes beyond rallying the team – to coach is to motivate individuals toward self-improvement. No matter where you live, get a degree from one of the top coaching education programs in the country. This is your life, plus college!

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