Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Curriculum & Instruction:

Coaching Emphasis

Affordable Tuition

$153/mo

*if using financial aid

How to Pay
Hybrid or 100% Online 36 major credits * 20 Months
Next Available MEd Cohorts Set to Begin this January
Our Students Have a 100% Pass Rate on Licensure Exams
Financial Aid Update: Interest rates DECREASE from 6.08% to 4.3% for the 2020-2021 school year!

Program Highlights & Benefits

Hybrid or 100% online cohorts

Can be obtained in as little as five semesters

Typically, in fall and spring semesters, one course is completed every eight weeks; in summer, two to four courses are taken depending upon the program.

Prepare to excel in athletic coaching roles

Degree Intentions:

This degree is designed for individuals seeking further athletic coaching knowledge. (There is no teaching license associated with this program.)

Coaching Emphasis students will:

  • Pursue formal coaching education
  • Market themselves for roles in teacher leadership, classroom management, and athletic coaching
  • Complete coursework regarding Sport Ethics and Performance, Injury, and Athlete Conditioning

Formatting to Accommodate the Busy Lifestyles of Educators:

Students in our blended cohorts take three to four of the core courses for the degree in a face-to-face format. These courses meet one night per week, from 4:45 to 8:45 p.m., while the remaining courses for the degree are completed online. These online courses do not require face-to-face class meetings; students log-in regularly to complete assignments, participate in online discussions, and engage in group activities. During the Fall and Spring terms, students typically finish one course every 8 weeks. During the summertime, students complete up to four courses. All courses taken in the Summer terms are online. Following this schedule, candidates complete the degree in approximately 5 semesters.

Students in our online cohorts take all courses for the degree in a completely online format. These courses do not include face-to-face class meetings; students log-in regularly to complete assignments, participate in online discussions, and engage in group activities. During the Fall and Spring terms, students typically finish one course every 8 weeks. During the summertime, students complete up to four courses. All courses taken in the Summer are online. Following this schedule, candidates complete the degree in approximately five semesters.

Career Outcomes:

Having completed coursework based on standards set by the National Committee for Accreditation of Coaching Education (NCACE), graduates of this program are prepared to excel in athletic coaching roles.

Degree Requirements

NumberTitleHours
EDUC 531 OR EDUC 672Evaluation of Learning OR
Evaluation for Continuous Improvement
3
EDUC 561Effective Home, School, and Community Relations3
EDUC 630Educational Research3
EDUC 635Integrating Research and Learning3
EDUC 638Foundations of Leadership3
PE 501Philosophy and Ethics in Sport3
PE 502Physical Conditioning of the Athlete3
PE 503Injury Management3
PE 504Sport as Ministry3
PE 505Psychology of Sport Performance3
SPED 524 OR TESL 565Techniques for Inclusion OR Language and Culture3
ElectiveChoose an online elective from M.Ed. course offerings3
 Total for Degree:36
Please Note:

The degree requirements listed above are tentative and are subject to change. This is not an official class schedule.