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Online Bachelor's Degree in Coaching

You have an aptitude for mentoring. You love being there for others. You excel at giving them the guidance they need to get the most out of their skills and talents. Bottom line: You’re a natural coach.

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 degree program covers essential issues that can crop up in coaching, including:

  • Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • Nutrition
  • Fitness
  • Sport Management
  • Officiating Games
  • Athletic Injuries
  • Coaching and Leadership
  • And more

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


Your online bachelor’s degree in Coaching, coupled with relevant experience and a solid foundation of communication and professional skills, should 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
  • Health and Physical Education Instructor
  • Sports Management Professor
  • Rec Center Manager
  • Sports Director

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 65,900 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 make the most of others’ skills, make sure you’re maximizing your own mentoring abilities with this online coaching degree. 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 bachelor’s degree in coaching program at 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.