Master of Arts in Teaching (Athletic Educational Leadership Track)

The graduate degree program is for individuals who have successfully completed a baccalaureate degree and wish to pursue a master’s degree to advance their coaching or athletic administration career.

The MAT Athletic Educational Leadership  is a non-licensure track which consists of 33 credit hours. Incoming students who have taken equivalent graduate level courses can petition to substitute these for program requirements, but still must complete at least 24 hours within the program.

Student Learning Outcomes:

1. Students will develop the educational skills required to craft and execute a sports/athletic program strategy.

2. Students will develop solutions to sports/athletic program challenges grounded by the theories, concepts, and practice of discipline.

3. Students will apply standards of legal and/or ethical behavior in program decision-making.

4. Students will develop research skills necessary to position a program to create competitive advantage.

5. Students will demonstrate professional communication appropriate to a variety of audiences.

REQUIRED COURSES

Educational Foundation

EDUC 501Educational Foundations

3

EDUC 511Cultural Diversity in a Complex World

3

EDUC 515Childhood and Adolescent Psychology

3

EDUC 585Action Research

3

Total Credit Hours:12

Athletic Educational Leadership Core

HPER 501Coaching Administration & Leadership

3

HPER 502Strength and Conditioning

3

HPER 503Fundraising & Revenue

3

HPER 504Sports Law & Governance

3

HPER 505Recruiting & Media Relations

3

HPER 506Internship

1-6

Six Credits Required

Total Credit Hours: 33