Minor in Athletics Coaching at KU

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Athletics Coaching Minor Overview

The minor in athletics coaching provides KU students with a core set of skills in athletics coaching, including team sports, individual and dual sports, methods of strength training and conditioning, sport facilities and event management. Students will also have a wide variety of electives from which to choose. This minor is designed for students interested in coaching as a career or hobby during after graduation from KU. Students that complete the minor will benefit from training in exercise science, physical education, sport management, and sport psychology to help prepare them to be a youth, high school, college, or professional coach upon completion of the minor.

Career Statistics

Customizable curriculum

With only 18 required credit hours, students are able to complement their major with a minor that supports their career goals.

Unique availability

Students at KU have the opportunity to take advantage of one of the only sport management minors available in the Midwest region.

Widely applicable

The minor is designed for students interested in careers or hobbies in athletics coaching.

Graduate study

Those who choose to pursue an advanced degree after graduation are considered for many highly-selective master's & doctoral programs across the U.S.

Thinking about a minor in athletics coaching?

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