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You may start the master's program in athletic coaching education during the spring or summer semesters. If you start in the summer, we recommend the following course schedule to finish within five semesters:

Summer 

  • ACE 604 Physical Preparation and Conditioning (3 credits)
  • ACE 632 Philosophy and Ethics (3 credits) 

Fall

  • ACE 612 Growth and Development for Coaches (3 credits)
  • ACE 618 Skills and Tactics for Coaches (3 credits)

Spring 

  • PEP 600 Internship in Sport and Physical Education (3 credits)—Your internship will be on-site in your own community, and perhaps even at your own workplace. We will help you find the opportunity most helpful to your career goals.
  • Choice of either:
    • ACE 688 Current Issues in Coaching Research (3 credits)
    • ACE 692 Organization and Administration for Coaches (3 credits)

Summer 

  • ACE 625 Evaluation in Coaching (3 credits)
  • ACE 670 Sport Safety and Injury Prevention (3 credits)

Fall 

  • PEP 601 Foundations of Physical Education Research (3 credits)
  • ACE 675 Teaching and Motivation for Coaches (3 credits)