What You'll Learn

A Master’s in Athletic Coaching from Columbia College will allow a coach to broaden their skills and education. By focusing on the whole coach, and using successful leadership and communication, our top ranked faculty will help guide you to the next level and beyond. Our desire is to help you reach your career goals. Whether it is at the international, national, collegiate, high school, or youth based athletic levels, learning how to become a more effective coach will give you the opportunity to make the difference you have been striving for.

Program Highlights

  • 100% of online classes can be accessed from anywhere, anytime
  • Program can be completed in as little as one year
  • Designed to accommodate full-time working professionals
  • Distinguished faculty with real-life experience and the highest academic credentials 
  • Tuition is a great deal at $480/semester credit hour 
  • Classes are eight weeks, and E-books are provided for all classes 
  • U.S. News and World Reports ranked our online programs 153 out of 1,200 regionally accredited institutions 

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Career Opportunities 

There is a growing demand for athletic coaches. With an advanced degree in coaching, you'll be ready to take the next step in your coaching career. A Master's degree in Athletic Coaching can open doors to a variety of careers including:

  • Sports Organization and Administration
  • Coaching at the high school and collegiate level
  • Private sports instruction

Course Requirements

View degree requirements including concentrations and electives for this program of study in our course catalog.

Graduate Course Catalog