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Bachelor's Degree in Coaching

You have a spirit for leadership, one that excels at helping others learn new skills, grow in aptitude, and achieve success on the court, at the track, or in the training room. You are at your best when you help others be at theirs—whatever the sport, whatever the goal. 

At University of the Cumberlands, we understand you have a gift, a natural ability to coach. We offer a number of coaching degree programs to help you develop it. Take our Bachelor of Science in Coaching degree program.  It’s designed to help you make the most of your natural coaching ability. From innovations in technology to tips on improving your communication skills, our program is packed with the insights, information, and practical tactics you need to be the best coach you can be. 

The curriculum for this specialized degree program covers a wide range of coaching essentials. Coursework for your coaching degree program can include:

  • Coaching and Leadership
  • Health, Exercise and Sport Science
  • Growth and Movement Development
  • Officiating Games
  • Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries

Plus, our expert faculty of industry leaders truly care about your success. They’ll work with you to help you customize the electives for your degree program so that they fit your coaching career goals. This way, upon graduation from our bachelor’s degree in coaching program, you’ll have a strong foundation in both the academic and practical areas of coaching.


Your campus-based bachelor’s degree in Coaching, along with relevant industry experience, will give you the training and confidence you need to pursue mentoring and coaching careers in any organized sport, including positions as a:

  • Head Coach
  • Assistant Coach
  • Athletic Director
  • Rec Center Manager
  • Sports Director
  • Physical Education Instructor
  • Sports Management Professor

And, with more than 63,900 additional coaching and scouting jobs expected to open up by 2030 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the career opportunities just keep coming.


Costs for programs of study at University of the Cumberlands are competitive and affordable. Click here to view tuition rates and fees. 


Click here to view University of the Cumberlands' accreditation information.

Let a bachelor’s degree in coaching from University of the Cumberlands help you-and your athletes-prepare for a better life in sports. Contact us to talk about our test-optional college admissions process, scholarship opportunities, and more! Fill out the form on this page to learn how.

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Williamsburg, KY 40769

Career Path

A University of the Cumberlands degree prepares you for the rigors of the professional world.  Click the button to learn more about the exciting career opportunities you can pursue with this program.