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United States Sports Academy

Sports Coaching

Address:

One Academy Drive
Daphne, AL  36526-7055
United States

Phone:

1-251-626-3303

Fax:

1-251-625-1035

Program Information

Degree Offered

Master of Sport Science in Sport Coaching

Format: Online

Program Description:

The graduate curriculum in sports coaching prepares students for sports coaching careers at a variety of levels of competition. The program is designed for each student to focus on the demands involved in the leadership and operation of individual and team sports.

Students will develop their own coaching philosophy and focus in areas such as Sports Psychology, Sports Coaching Methodology, and Strength & Conditioning. Students in this area of study may choose to complete a mentorship, thesis, or non-thesis elective track to create a degree that focuses toward their area of interest in the sports world.

Accreditation:

The United States Sports Academy is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the United States Sports Academy.

Eligibility Requirements:

Students interested in pursuing the Master of Sports Science degree in Sports Coaching are required to have a bachelor's degree from a 4-year, regionally accredited institution. It is not required to have a degree in a field related to coaching. Students can be admitted on a conditional basis if their bachelor's program is not regionally accredited and their GPA does not meet the required 2.5.

# of Credits Required:

33

International Student Requirements:

International students are required to have the US equivalent of a bachelors degree from an accredited institution. All transcripts must be certified by a NACES member organization. A satisfactory score on the TOEFL or IELTS is also required.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Cost Per Credit Hour:

$540 USD

Financial Aid Offered: Yes

Classification: Other Specialized Institutions

Institution Sector: Private not-for-profit

Locale: Fringe Town

Size & Settings: Under 1,000