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: Prerequisite undergraduate course work may be required. Contact the Graduate Program Director in the Department of Health & Kinesiology for complete information.

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

NOTE: This concentration does not require GRE scores. 

Program of Study

Credit Hours
KINS   6132Research Methods3
KINS   7430Administrative Issues in Coaching 3
KINS   7431Applied Sport Physiology 3
KINS   7432Applied Sport Biomechanics 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
Guided Major Electives (6)6
Total Credit Hours36


School of Health & Kinesiology
Georgia Southern University
P.O. Box 8076
Statesboro, GA 30460
(912) 478-0200
FAX: (912) 478-0381