Master of Science, Kinesiology, Coaching Education Emphasis (ONLINE)


The Coaching Education emphasis is an online program designed for experienced coaches seeking to improve their knowledge and skill base as well as for individuals preparing to enter the coaching field. The program is designed to be completed in four semesters. The program offers totally online courses in performance enhancement, coaching administration, athletic training, and coaching effectiveness. The curriculum follows National Coaching Standards for Level 5 Coaching Status.

Program Contact Information:

Dr. Drew Zwald
Graduate Program Coordinator
Email: dzwald@georgiasouthern.edu
Phone: (912) 478-0091

Regular Admission Requirements
1. Completion of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
2. Regular admission will be considered for students with a grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 (4.0 scale) for the last 60 credit hours*.
3. A full vita or resume that includes the following:

  • Work history
  • Professional experiences
  • Membership and participation in professional organizations
  • Other experiences related to the academic program
  • Contact information for a minimum of three references

*International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES accredited evaluation service (www.naces.org)

Provisional Admissions Requirements
1. Completion of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
2. Minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.50 (4.0 scale) for the last 60 credit hours.
 3. A full vita or resume that includes the following:

  • Work history
  • Professional experiences
  • Membership and participation in professional organizations
  • Other experiences related to the academic program
  • Contact information for a minimum of three references

*International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES accredited evaluation service (www.naces.org)

*Achievement of the minimum admission requirements of the College of Graduate Studies and requirements of the graduate program does not guarantee admission to that graduate degree program. 

NOTE: Prerequisite undergraduate course work may be required. Contact the Graduate Program Director in the Department of Health & Kinesiology for complete information.

Advising: Department of Health & Kinesiology, Georgia Southern University, P.O. Box 8076, Statesboro, GA 30460, (912) 478-0200, FAX: (912) 478-0381, http://chhs.georgiasouthern.edu/hk

Coaching Education, M.S. Admissions Deadlines
Fall Spring Summer
Final Deadline Does not admit Does not admit April 1*

*The application and all ​​required documents listed on the “admissions requirements” tab​ for the program must be received by the deadline.  If all required documents are not received by the deadline your application will not be considered for admission.

Last updated: 10/12/2017

Office of Graduate Admissions • PO Box 8113 Statesboro, GA 30460 • (912) 478-5384 • gradadmissions@georgiasouthern.edu