The Coaching Education Program in the Patton College of Education at Ohio University and United Soccer Coaches have developed an online master's degree program specific to soccer coaching. It is the only sport specific graduate program in the United States.
- Unique format
- 30 hours of coursework
- Nine 3-credit online classes and 3 credit hours of residency
- Students take one class at a time - creating a manageable workload for busy coaches
- Residency at the United Soccer Coaches Convention (January)
- Finish your program of study in five semesters (18-20 months)
Application Requirements & Instructions
A bachelor's degree with a minimum undergraduate grade point average of 2.75 for unconditional admission.
Minimum of three years of experience coaching.
An official copy of transcripts from each post-secondary institution attended.
Resume or CV with educational background, work, and coaching experience.
A two-page typed essay that includes information about your background and prior experience, your professional purpose and career goals, and how the Soccer Coaching Education program can help you to fulfill your goals.
Three letters of recommendation using the form provided by the Graduate College. At least one reference must be from someone who can attest to your qualifications in your chosen field and at least one must be from an academic faculty member who can support your ability to produce successful academic work at the graduate level. Please be certain to identify your intended concentration before giving the form to the person providing the reference.