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Athletic Coaching Education

This program will prepare you to coach athletes of varying ages and ability levels, including youth, masters, scholastic, intercollegiate and athletes with disabilities and special needs.

Description

What is Athletic Coaching Education at WVU like?

Description

Athletic Coaching Education will prepare you for a variety of roles in the coaching profession. Settings may include coaching athletes of varying age and ability levels, including youth, masters, scholastic, intercollegiate and individuals with disabilities and special needs. Additional roles may include strength and conditioning, director of operations, etc.

The bachelor’s degree consists of a sequenced curriculum that focuses on professional knowledge, sport-specific science and pedagogical skills mixed with interpersonal and intra-personal skill sets. Practicum experiences provide opportunities to learn and apply the principles and practices of coaching across a wide range of participation and performance-based settings. Professional networking and social skills are emphasized.

At a Glance

Opportunities

What makes Athletic Coaching Education at WVU unique?

Transfer Articulation Agreements

In addition to guaranteed admission agreements WVU has transfer articulation agreements with:

Careers

What can you do with a degree in Athletic Coaching Education?

Possible Careers

Wondering what you can do with a degree from WVU's Athletic Coaching Education major? Check out these ideas from WVU Career Services and the Occupational Information Network (O*NET). A median salary is the midpoint of what people typically earn—half of those surveyed earned above the median salary, and half earned below.

This page includes information from O*NET OnLine by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license.

Employers

Graduates from this major have gone to work at:

Courses

What are the courses like in Athletic Coaching Education at WVU?

Major Map

Check out the course requirements and suggested plan of study for WVU's Athletic Coaching Education major.

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For a program overview, learning goals and course descriptions, visit the course catalog.

Cost

How much does Athletic Coaching Education at WVU cost?

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2018-19 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current West Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.

West Virginia Resident
Per Credit $397
Per Semester $4,764
Fall and Spring Semesters $9,528
Non-Resident
Per Credit $1,075
Per Semester $12,900
Fall and Spring Semesters $25,800
International
Per Credit $1,075
Per Semester $13,200
Fall and Spring Semesters $26,400
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Academic Common Market

In-state tuition for Athletic Coaching Education is available through the Southern Regional Education's Academic Common Market for students from:

  • Delaware
  • Georgia
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland
  • Tennessee

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Ohio Tuition Reciprocity

As the result of a special agreement, students from Ohio who are fully admitted to Athletic Coaching Education can enroll at WVU and pay in-state tuition rates. Students must be admitted to both the University and this major.

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Transfer Articulation Agreements

To simplify the transfer process, we have formal agreements with certain institutions. These agreements outline the courses you should take to prepare for transferring to WVU. In addition to guaranteed admission agreements Athletic Coaching Education has transfer articulation agreements with:

Review the full list of transfer articulation agreements to see if your institution is listed.

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Requirements

What are the requirements to apply for Athletic Coaching Education at WVU?

University Requirements

To be admitted to WVU's Athletic Coaching Education major, you must first meet WVU's first-time freshman admission requirements for the 2018-19 academic year. Interested in transferring? Review the transfer admission requirements.

Next Steps

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