Master of Science inCoaching and Athletic Administration

Program Details:

  • Credit Hours: 33
  • Course Length: 8 weeks

This program can be taken:

  • Online

Coaching and Athletic Administration

The Master of Science in Coaching and Athletic Administration consists of 33 credit hours and is offered fully online in a synchronous format. It is designed for working professionals who want to advance their career and require the flexibility of attending classes on their schedule. This program guides students in developing a personalized coaching philosophy as they focus on leadership as a coach and athletic administrator.

Curriculum Overview


The online master’s in athletic administration prepares students for in-demand careers in sports, coaching and athletic training. Throughout the course of this program, students gain valuable insight into athlete scouting, recruitment, coaching principles and athletic motivation, along with sport-specific nutrition and training programs. Because the curriculum includes coursework in management and leadership, graduates learn to apply business principles to coaching and athletic administration, including budgeting, fundraising and sales. Concordia’s master’s degree in coaching and athletic administration also features a faculty mentorship program to provide support and guidance throughout the program.

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  1. Online application.
  2. Submit official transcripts from the regionally accredited institution stating the conferral of a Bachelor’s degree or higher with an accreditor that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or a comparable degree from outside the U.S., with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 based on a 4.0 system.
  3. Personal statement that includes the following requirements:
    • The statement falls between 400 and 1000 words.
    • Includes a beginning (introduction), middle (body), and end (summary/conclusion).
    • This statement is original (no plagiarism) and reflective of the applicant’s experiences and traits. No outside work (citations and references) is allowed.
    • The submission is professional with no spelling, grammar, or sentence structure errors.
    • The statement should address the following:
      • Describe your employment history and why you are choosing to pursue a graduate degree at this time in your career.
      • Describe a personal and/or professional goal that you hope you will fulfill through earning your graduate degree.
      • Describe a past or present personal/professional experience that you believe positively influenced your potential to succeed in a graduate program.

Technology Requirements

Students enrolling at Concordia University, St. Paul must have access to a computer that meets Concordia’s technology requirements. Contact the University Help Desk at or (651) 641-8866 with any questions regarding these requirements.

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Proven Results

Concordia’s online and on-campus programs deliver relevant skill sets and real-world career outcomes for professionals in a variety of fields and industries.

95%95% of CSP grads receive job offers within one year of graduation.

*First Destinations survey administered by Concordia University, St. Paul

$57,736Highest average salary among MN private school grads (bachelor's) four years after graduation.

*salary data source:

44%CSP graduates earn 44% more than the national average.

*Graduate earning data source:

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Tuition and Financial Aid Information

Concordia University, St. Paul online provides an affordable educational choice for adult learners. Concordia online offers program credits at a competitive rate.

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