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Coaching and Sport Education  Master's


What is Coaching and Sport Education at WVU like?


The MS in Coaching and Sport Education focuses on the long-term athlete development model as a basic framework. Students acquire a solid foundation in the science of coaching with multiple and varied practical experiences, through applied labs, volunteering and a formal internship. Students may choose an Area of Emphasis (AOE) in Sport Science and Technology or Leadership Sport Management.

This program is intended for professionals who aspire to coach athletes at highly competitive levels and/or maintain interest in coaching education and the preparation of coaches.

Application Deadlines

Each graduate program sets their own term of admission and application deadline. Applicants can only apply for admission for the term displayed below. Any questions regarding the application deadline should be directed to the graduate program representative.

Fall : December 1

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

University Requirements

To be eligible for admission into a graduate program at WVU an applicant must submit official, bachelors degree transcripts from a regionally accredited institution and hold a GPA of at least 2.75.

WVU operates decentralized admissions. Decentralized admissions allows each graduate program to set its own application requirements in addition to the University requirements.

Program Requirements

To be eligible for admission into the Coaching and Sport Education graduate program an applicant must submit the following documentation:

  • Letters of Recommendation - Two
  • Résumé /CV
  • Statement of Purpose

Additional considerations for applicants:

  • Program faculty will evaluate applicant credentials based on the materials submitted. Applicants who are determined to lack an adequate academic background in the kinesiology based on their transcripts, could be required to remediate any identified deficiencies as a precondition of their enrollment in the program.

Applications that are incomplete or are submitted after the deadline may be reviewed if openings remain

International Applicants must also submit the materials outlined here.

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