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M.S. in Coaching and Athletic Administration

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A master’s in athletic administration to coach, recruit, and lead

Find and Motivate Athletes

Study Nutrition and Training

Apply Business Principles

Prepare for Sport Certifications

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  • Duration 1.5 years
  • Cost per Credit $475
  • Credit Hours 33

Program Benefits

  • Study psychology, leadership, nutrition, sales, and ethics
  • Synthesize all your knowledge with a final capstone project
  • 95% of students are employed a year after graduation
  • Study at a Christian, liberal arts university
  • Now accepting applications – no app fee

All the prep you need to sport certify

By completing CSP Global’s coaching and athletic administration program, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills necessary to be a recognized field expert. This practical master’s degree online provides a career-connected curriculum that equips you to become a Tudor-certified college recruiting expert. You may also choose to pursue certification in your particular sport after graduation to further build industry expertise.

This fully online program gives you the flexibility to continue coaching while studying and immediately apply course takeaways to scouting and recruitment efforts. Under the guidance of industry-experienced faculty members, you’ll build budgeting, fundraising, and sales knowledge to enhance your ability to succeed as a field professional.


The master’s in athletic administration online program is 33 credit hours. You’ll engage with a career-connected curriculum that explores coaching theory and practice, management and leadership, scouting and recruiting, and the psychology of sport and exercise.


Program Outcomes

  • Apply leadership and management principles within the sport and athletic industry.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the ethics and policies used in the sport management setting.
  • Understand physiological and biomechanical principles and how they influence athletic training and program design.

Admissions Requirements

To apply for the online master’s in athletic administration from Concordia University, St. Paul, you’ll need:

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Tuition Details

The online M.S. in Coaching and Athletic Administration costs $475 per credit hour, making your total tuition $15,675. Convenient payment options and $2,000 partnership scholarships are available to help you pay for your education.


At CSP Global, you’ll have support from industry-experienced faculty who will offer guidance and answer your questions throughout your master’s degree online program. It’s yet another way the online format mimics the experience of studying on campus.

Get the Feel of an In-Person Program on Your Schedule

With over 25 years of experience and more than 40 online programs, CSP Global is a pioneer in online education. As part of our diverse online community, you’ll receive a liberal arts education guided by Lutheran principles. The career-connected curricula, flexible learning options, and alumni connections available at CSP Global mean you’ll graduate ready for success. We are committed to delivering online programs with the same quality as our on-campus learning.

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Financial Aid

CSP Global is committed to initiatives that keep college affordable. In addition to financing your education with federal student aid and private loans, you will be eligible for a tuition discount offered to online students (this limits eligibility for institutional scholarships). Transfer students could receive $2,000 or more through transfer partnerships and transfer student awards. CSP Global is also a Military Friendly® institution. An enrollment counselor can help you apply for financial aid.

Tuition & Aid

Frequently Asked Questions

Are you interested in one of CSP Global’s programs? Get answers to the most frequently asked questions about time to completion, accreditation, tuition and fees, admissions, and more. If applicable, you can also learn more about licensure, concentrations, or specializations offered in the program. Get more information about any online program or contact an enrollment counselor at (855) 641-2525 with further questions.

Yes, you can transfer up to 50 percent of the program’s credit hours from a regionally accredited institution toward this degree program. Our Transfer Specialists will guide you through the process.

The M.S. in Coaching and Athletic Administration has 11 courses.

The M.S. in Coaching and Athletic Administration includes 33 credit hours.

CSP Global offers this program in a fully online format.

Without transfer credits, completing 33 credit hours at $475 per credit hour totals $15,675. However, with the maximum amount of transfer credits (50 percent), your total tuition could be as low as $8,075 before scholarships and financial aid.

You must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 based on a 4.0 system.

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