Jul 20, 2024  
2024-2025 Graduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Graduate Catalog

Physical Education, MS (53-683) - Coaching Option (6832) (33 hours)

This program is designed to prepare students for careers in areas associated with physical education and sports. The student has a choice of area specialization from one of the following options: Pedagogy (Teaching Physical Education) and Coaching.

Student Learning Outcomes - The graduate with a Master of Science degree in Physical Education with an Option of Coaching will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Students will be able to apply a variety of skills and strategies, used within the field of coaching, to research, organize and synthesize information.
  • Students will demonstrate knowledge in the holistic approach to understanding behavior and motivation profiles, and identify strategies used to impact these behaviors and profiles in athletic competition.
  • Students will apply appropriate research methodology in the fields of motor learning, cognitive learning and performance as applied to coaching.
  • Students will utilize contemporary pedagogical research methodology to gain knowledge related to effective coaching practices.
  • Students will be able to create and discuss a variety of assessment tools which facilitate learning of athletes in sports settings.

Requirements for being admitted into the MS in Physical Education program: 2.5 College GPA, three letters of recommendation, and an official transcript from the institution where they earned or are earning their bachelor’s degree.