The University of Central Missouri’s Physical Education master’s degree, with a concentration in Coaching, will give you the leadership, training and management skills you need to bring out the best in your teams and build a rewarding career.
UCM’s accredited Physical Education graduate programs provide comprehensive training in how to support the well-being of athletes on and off the field. By studying evidence-based best practices and current research in coaching education, you’ll be able to make a greater impact on your athletes’ performance while gaining valuable professional development.
Benefits of an online master’s degree in Physical Education
UCM’s online master’s degree in Physical Education - Coaching option can be tailored to suit your goals. For working professionals, our accredited online Physical Education and Coaching degree offers the dual benefits of flexibility and customization. Learn at your own pace — from anywhere — and work with our professionally experienced faculty to adapt courses and practicums to your needs, goals and educational environment.
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Athletes and teams perform better when supported by holistic coaching practices that take their physical, psychological and emotional well-being into consideration. UCM’s master’s degree in Physical Education - Coaching option includes education on growth and development, the psychology of motivation and ethical coaching practices.
In addition to the core classes of UCM’s Physical Education master’s degree program, the Physical Education and Coaching degree also includes:
Each course of the 100% online Physical Education and Coaching degree program has been designed using leading-edge research and contemporary best practices in the field. Our expert, professionally experienced faculty will help you tailor the graduate program to your needs.
The Coaching concentration of UCM’s Physical Education master’s degree program has broad application potential for any sport or athletic setting. Small class sizes and attentive faculty ensure you get the most out of every class and that you’re learning the skills most in demand for your career track.
The University of Central Missouri’s Physical Education master’s degree program has been ranked fourth in the nation by OnlineU for student return on investment (ROI). The skills and knowledge you bring back to your athletes, students and workplace enhance your efficacy — and your earning potential.
Alumni of the Coaching concentration of UCM’s Physical Education graduate programs are qualified for roles coaching athletic, performance and sports and recreation leagues, coordinating sport clubs, leading coach development programs and more.
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The University of Central Missouri’s low tuition rates and respected, standards-led Physical Education master’s degree program have earned us a #4 ranking in the country for student ROI from OnlineU.
University-wide loans, grants, assistantships and more are available to help finance your Sports Coaching degree. Additionally, you may qualify for scholarships reserved for College of Education students. Learn more with the UCM Scholarship Finder.
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