The M.S. in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Coaching is a 36 semester credit hour option emphasizing the development of skills, techniques, and concepts necessary to become a master coach.
Defined by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's 60x30 Strategic Plan as, "Those skills valued by employers that can be applied in a variety of work settings, including interpersonal, cognitive, and applied skills areas. These skills can be either primary or complementary to a major and are acquired by students through education, including curricular, co-curricular, and extracurricular activities."
- Accurately apply knowledge to the betterment of the field of Kinesiology.
- Assess needs in the Kinesiology field and recommend appropriate solutions.
All students must meet the University requirements as outlined in the Admission to the TWU Graduate School section of the catalog.
This academic program may have additional admission criteria that must also be completed as outlined on the program's website.
Total Semester Credit Hours Required
36 semester credit hours (SCH). The majority of the program is taught online.
|KINS 5023||Methods of Research||3|
|KINS 5033||Applied Statistical Principles||3|
|KINS 5203||Theory of Coaching||3|
|KINS 5243||Sport Injury Prevention and First Aid||3|
|KINS 5253||Organization and Administration for Effective Team Management||3|
|KINS 5263||Sport Psychology||3|
|KINS 5273||Sport Conditioning and Nutrition||3|
|KINS 5293||Technical Skills Analysis||3|
|KINS 5303||Coaching Tactical Skills||3|
|Choose two from the following (with approval by program director)||6|
|Leadership Theory and Practice in Sport and the Health Sciences|
|Financing the Sport Enterprise|
|Legal Issues in Sport|
|Sport Media and Marketing|
|Exercise Evaluation and Prescription|
|Sport in American Society|
|Research in Kinesiology|
|APA II: Disability Sport and Fitness|
|Special Topics (Low Ropes)|
Other electives are possible – consult your advisor
|Choose one of the following||3|
|Professional Paper and Project|