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The Master of Science in Sport Coaching offered by the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences will prepare you to be a lifelong learner who can adapt to contemporary demands in the coaching profession. You will learn by applying the latest recommendations for best practice to your own coaching, and this program is perfect for individuals who have a coaching placement at the collegiate, scholastic, club or community level. The program is designed for success-oriented individuals who are motivated by career advancement, and graduates work as athletic trainers, in professional sport associations and organizations, and coaching athletes for improved sport performance.
- Online Courses
- Master of Science in Sport Coaching
- May 17, 2021
The MS in Sport Coaching program at WVU has been ranked #9 Best Online Master’s in Coaching Degrees and #3 Most Affordable Online Master’s in Coaching Degrees according to College Choice.
The Sport Coaching degree, from the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences, is offered fully online and prepares students to work in the coaching profession at the scholastic, community, and club levels. The curriculum is aligned with the International Sport Coaching Framework established by the International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE). In addition to obtaining the foundational knowledge and skills to work with young athletes in a variety of sport contexts, the curriculum focuses on whole athlete development: sport talent, life skills, and personal character. Students also work closely with faculty across their plan of study to apply what they are learning with the goal of transforming their own coaching practices.