The Sports Leadership in Education M.Ed. program was designed for those involved in or interested in coaching and athletics in school settings. This accelerated, hybrid concentration offers a unique internship, custom-designed to meet a student’s sport leadership interests.

This concentration is a sports-appropriate, challenging, and time-manageable M.Ed. track. The leadership concentration was designed to fully prepare students for sports education-related careers.

All courses are 4 credits unless otherwise noted.

Sports Leadership in Education Requirements (38-40 credits)

M.ED. CORE CLASSES (12 CREDITS):

All M.Ed. candidates are required to take the following:

  • EDU 5060 Foundations of Education (4 credits)
  • EDU 5240 Qualitative Methods in Educational Research (4 credits)
  • EDU 5250 Quantitative Methods in Educational Research (4 credits)
  • EDU 5990 Master’s Degree Capstone Completion (0 credits)

ALL STUDENTS MUST CHOOSE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING (2-4 CREDITS):

  • EDU 5550 Master’s Degree Capstone Experience (4 credits)
  • EDU 5950 Master’s Comprehensive Exam (2 credits)

ADDITIONAL REQUIRED COURSES (24 CREDITS)

  • EDU 5050 Leadership in Sport (4 credits)
  • EDU 5070 Advanced Techniques in Coaching Psychology (4 credits)
  • EDU 5000 School Law (4 credits)
  • EDU 5090 Conflict Resolution (4 credits)
  • EDU 5030 Evidence-Based Decision-Making (4 credits)
  • EDU 5530 Sports Education Leadership Internship (4 credits)
  • EXS 5120* Advanced Principles of Training and Conditioning *optional, offered only as a winter/J-Term course (4 credits)