Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Curriculum & Instruction:

Coaching Emphasis

Affordable Tuition

$167/mo

*if using financial aid

How to Pay
Hybrid or 100% Online 36 major credits * 20 Months
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Program Highlights & Benefits

Hybrid or 100% online cohorts

Can be obtained in as little as five semesters

One course completed every eight weeks

Prepare to excel in athletic coaching roles

Degree Intentions:

This degree is designed for individuals seeking further athletic coaching knowledge and for currently licensed teachers looking to renew licensure.

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 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. will take the remaining courses for the degree online. These 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 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 18 months.

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 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 18 months.

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 638Foundations of Leadership3
EDUC 561Effective Home, School, and Community Relations3
Choose one:
EDUC 672Evaluation for Continuous Improvement3
EDUC 531Evaluation of Learning3
PE 501Philosophy and Ethics in Sport3
PE 504Sport as Ministry3
EDUC 630Educational Research3
PE 502Physical Conditioning of the Athlete3
Choose one:
SPED 524Techniques for Inclusion3
TESL 565Language and Culture3
EDUC 635Integrating Research and Learning3
PE 505Psychology of Sport Performance3
PE 503Injury Management3
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.