Degree type(s): Bachelor's
Degree field(s): Education
Location(s): Bismarck, ND
Program offerings by location and modality are subject to change.

Coaching and Sport Studies Bachelor's Degree Program

The University of Mary’s coaching and sport studies program is specifically designed for students wanting to pursue a career in coaching, athletic administration, sports programming, or administration of youth, school or community-based sports programs.

Whether its coaching youth, recreational, high school, club or collegiate sports, graduates of the program will position themselves for success with a bachelor’s in coaching and sport studies from the University of Mary.

Designed to educate students in the most current coaching and motivational strategies and psychology in coaching, the University of Mary’s coaching and sport studies program provides you with the professional knowledge and experiential education you need to lead others in a wide variety of subject areas, including:

  • Injury prevention and safety
  • Physical conditioning activities
  • Human growth and development
  • Teaching and coaching methods
  • Organization and administration of athletic programs

And because the coaching and sport studies program is integrated within U-Mary’s Christian, Catholic, and Benedictine core curriculum, you will master the understanding and skill sets you need to serve and engage persons from every walk of life, be they athletes, fellow coaches, administration or members of your community.

Why earn a degree in coaching and sport studies?

By earning your bachelor’s in Coaching and Sport Studies at the University of Mary you will:

  1. Stand out in the field of coaching.

    Set yourself apart from the competition as the demand for coaching professionals with a bachelor’s degree rises.

  2. Master the skills you need to succeed.

    Demonstrate a broad range of applied subject knowledge and best practices including coaching methods, motivational techniques, character building and physical conditioning.

The University of Mary offers one of the most affordable, serious and private educational options available in America today.

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Mary's revolutionary Year-Round Campus allows students to earn a bachelor's degree in 2.6 years and a master's in four.

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If you are thinking about pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Coaching and Sport Studies, you might also be interested in the following undergraduate programs offered at the University of Mary:

For additional information about the Bachelor’s in Coaching and Sport Studies program, please contact program advisor Dr. Wade Kooiman[email protected], or University of Mary Admissions at (800) 288-6279 (MARY).