2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

Master of Arts or Science (MA/MS) in Athletic Coaching Education

Degree requirements

Students completing the athletic coaching education degree must complete a minimum of 30 credits of graduate courses. In order to earn a master of science degree, these courses must include 6 credits of a thesis project (THES 698). In order to earn a master of arts degree, these courses must include 3 credits of a research project (RES 697) or creative project (CRPR 698) or internship hours (ATCE 600). Students electing RES 697, CRPR 698, or THES 698 must make a final oral defense. 


30 credits

Core requirements

ACE 604Physical Preparation and Conditioning

3

ACE 612Growth and Development for Coaches

3

ACE 618Skills and Tactics for Coaches

3

ACE 625Evaluation in Coaching

3

ACE 632Philosophy and Ethics

3

ACE 670Sport Safety and Injury Prevention

3

ACE 675Teaching and Motivation for Coaches

3

Research requirements: 9 credits from one area (choose one)

Master of Arts, internship

ACE 688Current Issues in Coaching Research

3

or

ACE 692Organization and Administration for Coaches

3

 

KINE 601Research Applications (Non-Thesis)

3

Total Credit Hours:9

Master of Arts, research paper/creative project

KINE 601Research Applications (Non-Thesis)

3

 

RES 697Research Paper

1 TO 3

or

CRPR 698Creative Project

3 OR 6

Total Credit Hours:9

Master of Science, thesis

EXSC 611Research Methods (Thesis)

3

THES 698Thesis

1 TO 6

Total Credit Hours: 30