M.S. Physical Education Coaching of Sport
Frequently Asked Questions
Tell me about your Master of Science in Physical Education: Coaching of Sport Program
How do I apply?
What if I have credits I'd like to transfer into the program?
How much is tuition?
Is financial aid available?
Whom should I contact if I have further questions?
The Master of Science in Physical Education: Coaching of Sport is a fully online program that advances the knowledge, skills, and philosophies of students in the profession of coaching. Every course is guided by the National Association of Sport and Physical Education (NAPSE) coaching standards. Courses in the program are infused with project-based learning, and there are two practicum experiences included to document the application of the knowledge and skills learned. Throughout the program students will develop a portfolio documenting the NASPE standards accomplished. This Coaching Program consists of 34 graduate credits within 12 courses.
In order to be admitted to the program, certain Admission Requirements must be met. Once you understand the requirements and are ready to join the program, you may begin the application process. By applying now you may qualify for some incentives. Make sure to check it out! Also, don't forget the required immunization record that must be completed by all students attending Post-Secondary Schools in Minnesota. You may apply to the program through an online applicationand submit it directly online, or print off the application, fill it out, and send it to the SMSU Graduate Office, 1501 State Street, Marshall, MN 56258.
Please take the time to send an official transcript from the school you received your graduate credits. They do need to be with in the last 7 years. Also, complete a petition form and summit it to the graduate office.
Tuition changes with each academic year. The cost for graduate credits will vary based on what program you plan to be a part of.
Financial aid is available to students who need it. You can find information on applying for financial aid at the SMSU Financial Aid website. You will need to summit the FAFSA form. If you are interested in receiving a grant, look over the Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program information sheets, and check the list of schools and educational programs which qualified for grants in 2013-2014.
The School of Graduate Studies is always happy to assist you with any questions you may have. You can reach the School of Graduate Studies by phone at: (507)537-6819 or email graduate.office@SMSU.edu . To contact a particular facilitator or staff member, see the faculty/staff page. The Graduate Directory lists people you may wish to contact during the application/registration process.
For more information, or to be placed on the prospective students' mailing list, please take the time to summit the request for information.