Ohio University’s Coaching Education master’s degree program is regarded as one of the best in the nation. The program offers a comprehensive examination of coaching combined with the flexibility of an online learning environment. Learn more about the program through these Frequently Asked Questions.
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- I have taken a number of graduate courses. Can I transfer those credits to this program?
- Do we complete all the courses online?
- How long does it take to complete the program?
- What is the cost of this program?
- Do you allow participants to take a few, or a majority of the courses, but not all of the courses required of the whole program?
- When I graduate, what will my diploma read?
- Back To TopI have taken a number of graduate courses. Can I transfer those credits to this program?
No. This is a lockstep program in which all participants admitted into the program during the same year will start the program together (in the same cohort) at the same time and complete the required courses in a sequence.
- Back To TopDo we complete all the courses online?
The participants in the program will complete most of the courses online. However, they will be required to attend one high-intensity on-campus “Global Sport Coaching Seminar” held at the Ohio University campus in Athens, Ohio. During the on-campus seminar, the participants will have the opportunity to interact with the program faculty and other classmates face-to-face and complete a 3-credit course. The on-campus visit typically lasts about four days.
- Back To TopHow long does it take to complete the program?
It will take about twenty-four (24) months to finish the program.
- Back To TopWhat is the cost of this program?
The cost per credit hour for in-state students is $554 for a total of $19,944 and for out-of-state it is $573 for a total of $20,628. This includes tuition and all university fees however books and other learning materials used during the program are not included in the tuition. For the on-campus seminar in Athens, you are responsible for your own travel costs to and from the university campus, room, breakfast, and special group dinners during your visit. Your Program Manager will help to coordinate room sharing and car-pooling for the seminar.
- Back To TopDo you allow participants to take a few, or a majority of the courses, but not all of the courses required of the whole program?
No. See the answer to the first question for details.
- Back To TopWhen I graduate, what will my diploma read?
The proper name for this program, and what it will say on your diploma is, Master of Science in Recreation and Sport Sciences with a concentration in Coaching Education. Other than one on-campus seminar session, the program is taken completely via an online learning environment, however your diploma will not say “online.”