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Masters of Education, Sport Coaching Leadership (MEd)

The Master of Education with an emphasis in Sport Coaching Leadership is designed for sport coaches to acquire content knowledge, sport coaching methodologies, and enhance their individual coaching in the area of sport. Upon completion of the program, students may pursue jobs as an athletic coach, athlete development specialist, athletic director, or operations manager.

  • Program Code: 5056MED with Emphasis in 5065 (Sport Coaching Leadership)
  • CIPC: 310504

Admission Requirements

The Graduate Studies in Education program is selective with a limited number of openings available for qualified students. Admission deadline is March 15 for Fall semester. For additional information contact the Graduate Studies in Education office, (801) 626-6278. The following items are required:

  1. Admission to Weber State University and application for the GSE Program.
  2. Payment of the GSE program application fee.
  3. Verification of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  4. Official transcripts from all institutions attended.
  5. Recommendation forms (3).
  6. Minimum GPA of 3.00 either cumulative or on the last 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of approved undergraduate/graduate coursework.
  7. Writing proficiency assessment with a minimum score of 4 out of 6. 8. Interview with Graduate Studies in Education faculty members with a score of 4 out of 6.

Additional Requirements for International Students

  • Please seek advisement/assistance from WSU’s International Student and Scholar Center at 801-626-6853 or sis@weber.edu
  • TOEFL score of 223 (computer-based) or 85 (internet-based) or IELTS 6.5 or Duolingo 120.
  • Oral language proficiency assessment.
  • Weber State University-accepted bachelor’s degree.
  • Courses evaluated into the equivalent of American credits and letter grades.
  • Contact WSU International Student Services Office and submission of a WSU International Student Application and a Graduate Financial Guarantee form.

GPA Requirements for all MEd Students

Following admission to the MEd program, students must maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. Students must earn at least a B- in all foundation classes. Coursework in which Ds, Es, or UWs are earned is unacceptable and could result in removal from the program if the problem persists.

Course Requirements

The 36 credit-hour program of study consists of 9 credit-hours foundation requirement, 18 credit-hours professional core requirement, 3 credit hours of graduate electives, and 6 credit-hours to complete a master’s project/thesis.

Electives (3)

Electives must be graduate level (i.e. 6000 level credit) and may be selected from offerings in professional education, discipline areas, or specialized courses leading to endorsements.