Graduate Certificate in Positive Coaching & Athletic Leadership
University of Missouri-Columbia

Program Details

As the best leaders and coaches never stop learning, MU provides online physical education and coaching training. The Graduate Certificate in Positive Coaching & Athletic Leadership strengthens your ability to positively impact your student athletes’ lives.

Designed for athletic coaches and sports coordinators, the online physical education and coaching courses help you improve the well-being of the athletes you mentor. Graduates prepare to help students become stronger athletes with grit, resilience, and optimism on and off the field.

Besides having the skills and knowledge to be a sports coach, you can also work as a youth sports instructor. Other roles include:

  • Athletic performance coach
  • Strength and conditional coach
  • College scout
  • Fitness and wellness coordinator

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Missouri-Columbia is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • Applicants who do not have a 3.0 GPA or higher may submit a resume and personal statement for consideration.