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.

This program takes 30 semester hours to complete, and may be completed in one year.

Career Opportunities 

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.

The Columbia College Difference

We understand how busy coaches are, so we have designed our program to enable coaches to continue working in their current position while they complete their degree. Courses are taught in eight-week cohorts, and students may take up to two classes per cohort.

Course Requirements

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

Graduate Course Catalog