Enhance Your Coaching Skills
Do you want to sharpen your skills as a coach? Our 30-credit hour master's program is designed for you. It addresses the needs and goals of both pre-service and veteran coaches. You will enhance your skills and knowledge within the four essential areas of coaching which are tactical, technical, psychological and physical. Begin today.
See Yourself Succeed with a Degree In
Health, Kinesiology and Sports Studies with a Sports Coaching Concentration
Prepare for your career as a coach through professional training and mentoring.
Work with excellent faculty who are devoted to helping you further your coaching career.
Sharpen your skills using state-of-the-art equipment in our new Nursing and Health Sciences Building.
Gain experience through hands-on training in coaching and athletics during your internship.
What you will learn
A degree in health, kinesiology and sports studies will offer you the opportunity to:
- Acquire valuable knowledge and skills in coaching.
- Investigate diverse sport coaching topics such as psychology and public relations.
- Gain knowledge related to the current challenges and trends in sport coaching.
- Develop a set of skills and techniques to excel as a sport coach.
Our graduates go on to work in various sports coaching roles. Many of our graduates work in local school districts, higher education institutions, community parks and recreation, and private club sports.
Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries
Data from the US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2020
Explore various coaching styles and strategies, while focusing on the development of coaching philosophies, assessment techniques and analyses, and athlete development.
Examine the scientific basis of conditioning athletes through a focus on cardiovascular and resistance conditioning in the off-season, pre-season, and in-season.
Learn about adapting physical activities to individual needs such as screening and testing procedures and modification of equipment.
Graduate Program Cost
Tuition and fees for graduate students taking nine credit hours are $3,669 for Texas residents and $7,341 for non-residents.