Fitness and Sport Sciences - Coaching
Learn how to effectively coach teams in several sports. Complete this program by taking a combination of day, evening and weekend classes.
Program/Major Codes: CRTCOACHING/FSG
What can I do with this degree?
Career Options: Seek certification from the Arizona Department of Education, the National Federation of Interscholastic Coaches Association or the American Sport Education Program. Coach a high school-level sports team.*
Academic Options: Transfer to a university degree program in physical education.
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Required Core Courses
|Course #||Course Title||Credits|
|EDU 240||Adolescent Development||3|
|FSS 238||Introduction to Sports Injury Management||3|
|FSS 271||Sports Psychology||3|
|FSS 272||Coaching Techniques and Practices||3|
|or FSS 285||Principles of Athletic Coaching|
*Information: To become certified by the Arizona State Department of Education to be a Head Coach in an Arizona high school without a teaching certificate you will have to apply to the state and submit your transcripts after you complete the Coaching Certificate. There are additional requirements such as having current CPR certification, documented coaching experiences and finger printing. For more information, please see the Arizona Department of Education Athletic Coaching Certification requirements.