Kinesiology M.S. (Concentration in Coaching) (Online)

Degree Requirements: 36 Credit Hours (Online)

Admission Requirements

  1. Completion of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
  2. Regular admission will be considered for students with a grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 (4.0 scale) for the last 60 credit hours of their undergraduate degree.  .
  3. A College of Graduate Studies Online Application.
  4. A full vita or resume that includes the following:
  • Work history,
  • Professional experiences,
  • Membership and participation in professional organizations,
  • Other experiences related to coaching, 
  • Contact information for a minimum of three references

Provisional admission will be considered for students with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 (4.0 scale) for the last 60 hours of their undergraduate degree.

Additional Requirements: This program starts in May and students will not be allowed to begin the program in the Fall or Spring semester. All students must be coaching while in the program. 

Application Deadline: Application received by April 1 will receive first consideration. 

NOTE: Achievement of the minimum admission requirements of the College of Graduate Studies and requirements of the graduate program does not guarantee admission to the graduate degree program. 

NOTE: This concentration does not require GRE scores. 

Program of Study

Credit Hours
Course Requirements
KINS   6132Research Methods3
KINS   7135Sport Coaching Pedagogy3
KINS   7136Sociocultural Foundations of Sport Coaching3
KINS   7137Scientific Foundations of Human Performance3
KINS   7138Practical Applications of Human Performance3
KINS   7430Administrative Issues in Coaching 3
KINS   7433Prevention, Recognition and Care of Athletic Injuries 3
KINS   7434Current Issues in Coaching 3
KINS   7437Analysis of Teaching Physical Education 3
KINS   7530Psychology of Sport and Exercise Performance 3
KINS   7531Team Dynamics 3
KINS   7730Practicum in Coaching 3
Total Credit Hours36


Graduate students are advised by their program. Graduate students should reach out to their graduate program director for information regarding the structures in place to facilitate advisement. For more information visit the Graduate Academic Advisement catalog page.

Graduate students can also contact the Jack N. Averitt College of Graduate Studies for more information about their program director.
Phone: 912-478-COGS (2647)