Master of Science (MS) Degree in Sport Coaching Leadership
Drexel University School of Education
Whether you’re a professional athlete looking for your next career move in sports, or a educator interested in athletics training, Drexel University takes graduate students off the bench and into the game with unique graduate program offerings. Students interested in earning a Master of Science degree (MS) in Sport Coaching Leadership can specialize in the following areas:
- coaching theory
- developing a sports program
- recruiting, budgeting
- NCAA compliance
Pursuing a Master’s in Sports Administration will not only grow your ability to be a leader and communicate effectively with parents and athletes alike, but also make you an asset to the athletic community. Enhance your skills today by applying to receive your sports coaching degree from Drexel.
What Can You Do with a Degree in Sport Coaching Leadership?
Trainers at any level of their career will benefit from obtaining their masters in coaching. Coaches at the youth, scholastic, club, collegiate, Olympic, and professional levels can customize their course deliverables to their level and sport(s) of interest. Offered fully online, the master’s in sports administration is ideal for coaches with a busy schedule.
With a master’s degree (MS) in Sports Administration, graduates will be prepared for a number of job opportunities at any level of coaching. Upon graduating, graduate students will be uniquely qualified for leadership positions such as:
- Assistant Coach
- Head Coach
- Director of Operations
- Director of Recruiting
- Recruiting Coordinator
- Coaching Manager
Do not spend another day waiting on the sidelines for the leadership position you desire. Make it a reality by applying to the Master’s in Coaching and Athletic Administration program today!
Sport Coaching Leadership Master’s Program Options
Coaches frequently cite hectic, constantly changing schedules as a barrier to getting a master’s in sports administration. Students at Drexel School of Education benefit from expert instruction in an online environment, with only one residency week of synchronous meeting time during the program, an experience of a lifetime visiting an international school. Students will be able to engage in sport coaching courses with leading experts in their field without having to modify work schedules.
Currently this program is offered in June of each year, with students participating during the first year of their plan of study. The goal of this residency program is to bring students together to learn in an intensive format. For more information on our international residency program, please view the program information.
Graduate Sport Coaching Leadership Program Eligibility
- A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
With multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting Drexel Online's Completing Your Application Guide.
A telephone interview is required as part of the admissions process.
Sport Coaching Leadership Courses & Curriculum
The Master’s in Sports Administration program consists of 45 graduate credits and is available as a part-time, two-year program offered fully online.
The curriculum includes courses in Coaching Theory, Ethics in Coaching, Athletic Recruiting, Sport Performance and Energy Systems, Athletic Conditioning and NCAA Compliance.
Beginning in the Fall 2017 quarter, students may elect a sport-specific concentration. Concentrations are available in lacrosse and rowing; however, for those without an interest in those sports, a custom-designed concentration is available. Additional concentrations in basketball, volleyball, football, and sport-based youth development are planned for Fall 2018. Students interested in those concentrations may begin taking the core sport coaching courses under the guidance of the Program Manager and Director. To view course descriptions, please visit the Drexel Course Catalog.
How to Apply to the Master of Science in Sport Coaching Leadership
The Master's of Science in Sport Coaching Leadership is offered 100% online. You can get started by filling out the Drexel Online application.