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Online Associate's Degree in Coaching

Whether it’s in the game or on the job, you like bringing out the best in others, helping them excel and be the best version of themselves physically and mentally that they can be. At University of the Cumberlands, we get it. And we can help you learn how to mentor, guide, and effectively advise others with our Online Associate of Science in Coaching Degree Program!

Now make the most of it. Enroll in the Online Bachelor of Science in Coaching Degree Program at University of the Cumberlands. We’ll help you hone your talents and expand your technical and communication skills-set to make a greater impact on others’ lives … and your career.

The curriculum for this specialized online associate’s degree in coaching program covers essential issues that can arise in coaching, including:

  • Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • Health, Exercise & Sport Science
  • Athletic Injuries
  • Fitness
  • Sport Management
  • Coaching and Leadership
  • And more

Plus, you’ll study with a caring faculty of industry experts who know how to help you tailor your coaching program to fit your interests and career goals. As you build a strong academic foundation through the curriculum and from their professional insights, you’ll learn what it takes to help others achieve their personal best.


Your online associate degree in coaching, coupled with relevant experience and a solid foundation of communication and professional skills, could give you the foundation you need to pursue a number of coaching and mentoring careers in and out of organized sports, including:

  • Assistant Coach
  • Athletics Director
  • Head Coach
  • Fitness Coordinator
  • Fitness Specialist
  • Personal Trainer
  • Group Fitness Instructor

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment of coaches and scouts is expected to grow faster than the average occupation, adding more than 63,900 positions by 2030. 


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. 

When you’re ready to help others make the most of their skills, make sure you’re maximizing your own coaching abilities. Discover why University of the Cumberlands is one of the best test-optional colleges in KY for your degree-seeking educational dreams. Fill out the form on this page for more information about this online associate’s degree in coaching program from University of the Cumberlands.

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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.