Online Master of Coaching Education

Add Power to Your Passion

The Ohio University online Master of Coaching Education program is nationally recognized as a leader in preparing coaches to excel at all levels of competition. The curriculum focuses on areas of coaching that directly impact athletic performance and is built around the national standards for sport coaches based on the primary functions, key responsibilities and roles that sport coaches fulfill.  As a result, our graduates are equipped with the technical and leadership skills important to maximize team performance and ensure a lasting coaching career.

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Curriculum built around the National Standards for Sport Coaches

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No GRE for qualified applicants

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Complete the program in as few as 2 years


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Built around the national standards for sport coaches, the curriculum makes for a comprehensive coaching education that encompasses the core concepts for successfully coaching elite athletes and winning teams.

COED 5901Coaching Symposium3 Credits
COED 6100Coaching Workshop I3 Credits
COED 6110Foundations of Coaching I3 Credits
COED 6120Management and Leadership in Sport3 Credits
COED 6130Finance for Athletic Coaches3 Credits
COED 6140Psychology of Coaching3 Credits
COED 6150Injury Prevention and Risk Management3 Credits
COED 6160Performance and Conditioning for Athletic Coaches3 Credits
COED 6170Ethics and Diversity for Athletic Coaches3 Credits
COED 6200Research and Analysis Methods for Athletic Coaches4 Credits
COED 6340Performance Recovery: Strategies for Coaches3 Credits
COED 6400Coaching Performance Evaluation2 Credits

Hear from Our Students & Grads

“I’ve been presented teaching and coaching opportunities at the collegiate level directly because I completed the MCE program. These doors would not be opening for me had I not received my Master of Coaching Education from Ohio University.”

— Richard McArthur
2013 Graduate


Why Choose the Ohio online Master of Coaching Education?

Our Master of Coaching Education online program helps coaches build their abilities by teaching advanced technical proficiency, tactical knowledge, and leadership skills. Because most of the coursework is online, this program allows you to continue coaching and stay active in your current position, while developing your knowledge and acquiring new competencies.

Ohio University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Ohio University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

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Ohio University ranks among the top 3% of higher education institutions globally as rated by the Center for World University Rankings.