Master's in Athletic Coaching

Master of Education, Specialized in Athletic Coaching

At its most basic level, successful coaching requires some experience and basic leadership skills, but at advanced levels, coaching sports in an educational setting often requires more advanced leadership skills and knowledge in everything from nutrition to ethics and performance enhancement. NCU’s master’s degree in Athletic Coaching specialization provides you with a formalized training process for the coaching profession. Mentored by professionally experienced professors, you will enhance your coaching leadership skills, explore practical, successful coaching strategies and the latest performance enhancement techniques for the athlete, and practice application of ethics and values in all aspects of coaching sports.

At A Glance

Course information
  Credit Hours Courses Est. Time to Complete  
MED 30 10 15 months View Course Catalog

Unmatched Flexibility
NCU offers weekly course starts, no scheduled lecture hours, no group assignments, weekly assignments, and the ability to schedule courses around your personal and professional obligations.

100% Doctoral Faculty
No matter the degree level you pursue, you can rest assured that you will be mentored by doctors in your field of study.

One to One Engagement
You won't have to fight for facetime as one of many within a classroom. At NCU, you'll have the opportunity to interact one to one with your professor, receiving personalized mentoring.

Master of Education Program Learning Outcomes

  • Examine educational issues to make informed, ethical decisions and recommendations in diverse instructional and organizational settings.
  • Apply professional skills, dispositions, and technology options for leading and educational diverse groups.
  • Analyze current research, theories, and instructional practices in educational and organizational environments.
  • Communicate with diverse audiences about educational theories, research, and practices.
  • Investigate evidence-based solutions for addressing educational, organizational, and societal issues.

*Credit hours and courses reflect new students meeting credit requirements and utilizing no transfer credits. Est. Time of Completion reflects new students following the preferred schedule designed by the Dean for the program.

Important Information for Students, Including Gainful Employment
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