Athletic Coaching Certificate

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    Earn Your Coaching Credentials

    This certification is recommended for any student who has an interest in coaching athletes. Students will have a chance to earn a variety of certifications, including CPR, American Sport Education Program  Coaching Certification, or Certified Special Olympics Coach. Students interested in this certification will have to take courses during the winter and summer sessions.

    Graduate on Time

    The majority of this certification can be completed online during the winter and summer, so it will not hold up your graduation. Students must complete the Athletic Coaching Approval form in order to be eligible for the certification.

    Required Courses: 16 credits

    • HPED 175 - Prevention and Care - 2 credits
    • HPED 209 - Motor Behavior - 3 credits
    • HPED 333 - Psychology of Coaching - 2 credits
    • HPED 335 - Athletic Coaching - 3 credits
    • HPED 493 - Internship - 3 credits
    • HPED 337 - Coaching Disability Sport - 3 credits

    Controlled Electives (choose one): 3 credits

    • HPED 221 - Human Structure and Function - 3 credits
    • HPED 256 - Applied Human Structure and Conditioning - 3 credits
    • HPED 292 - Introduction to Sport Management - 3 credits

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