Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Athletic Program Leadership and Administration

In-Person or Online 36 major credits * 2 or 3 years

As low as

$185/mo

*if using financial aid

How to Pay
Reimbursement Friendly Completion Times • Flexible Online Format
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For

This program prepares participants to develop and implement a vision for the important role that an athletic leader can play in the school and in the lives of young athletes. The courses are taught by professionals in the field and will address various issues related to working with the student athlete and the adults who support the athletic programs.

How You Learn

Online Format: This is an online graduate program. No face-to-face class meetings are required, but students will be engaged in an active and engaging online environment that includes assignments, materials, discussion threads, assessments and/or group activities done electronically. You will finish one 3-credit course every 8 weeks.

Face-to-Face Options are available, please contact the Graduate Information Office at (667) 444-2410.

Career Outcomes

Graduates leave the program equipped with the skills to be successful coaches or athletic leaders at universities, high schools, or in the private sector.

Course Progression and Degree Requirements

M.Ed. Program Option

CourseTitleCredits
ED 615Athletic Administration/Leadership3
ED 616Sports Psychology2
ED 617Coaching Seminar2
ED 619Diversity Issues in Athletics3
ED 601Theories of Development3
ED 602Sociological Perspective3
ED 605Research Methods3
ED 606Action Research3
ED 646School Law3
ED 653Supervision3
ED 603Personality Development & Self Esteem3
ED 602The Social and Psychological Forces Impacting Youth3
ED 618Athletic Administration/ Coaching Internship2
 Total Credits:36

Post-Master’s Certificate (PDs) Program Option**

CourseTitleCredits
ED 615Athletic Administration/Leadership3
ED 616Sports Psychology2
ED 617Coaching Seminar2
ED 619Diversity Issues in Athletics3
ED 602Sociological Perspective3
ED 646School Law3
ED 653Supervision3
ED 618Athletic Administration/ Coaching Internship2
 Total Credits:21

Technology Requirements for Graduation:

  • Technology competencies demonstrated
  • Portfolio completion and exit conference
Please Note:

This course outline is tentative and is subject to change. Courses may be offered in a different order than outlined above.

**Any Professional Development Certification on its own is not eligible for Financial Aid.