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Coaching Education Admission

Ohio University’s campus-based Master of Coaching Education degree is designed to take your coaching career to the next level.    In addition to meeting the general admission requirements of the Graduate College, applicants must be provide the following materials before being considered for admission into the master’s program in Coaching Education:

  1. Completed application for admission into the Graduate College, which is available online at
  2. Important: Ensure you apply for program code MS 8141
  3. Official transcripts from each post-secondary institution attended.
  4. A two-page typed essay that includes information about your background and prior experience, your professional purpose and career goals, and how the Coaching Education program can help you to fulfill your goals.
  5. A resume of your educational background, work, and coaching experience.
  6. Three letters of recommendation using the recommendation form provided by the Graduate College. At least one reference must be from someone who can attest to your qualifications in your chosen field and at least one must be from an academic faculty member who can support your ability to produce successful academic work at the graduate level. Please be certain to identify your intended concentration before giving the form to the person providing the reference.

The primary entry point for this program is fall semester although students can be admitted during the summer session or spring semester. International students also must present TOEFL scores (minimum of written 575, computer 233, and online 79 for consideration) and apply by February 1.

Requirements for admission into the Graduate College at Ohio University can found at the following site:

If you have questions about the application process, please contact:

Dr. David Carr
Associate Professor and Coordinator of Coaching Education
Department of Recreation and Sport Pedagogy
The Patton College of Education
McCracken Hall 202P
Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701