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Master of Science in Sport Coaching & Leadership

Hybrid 30-credit masters degree program

APPLICATION DEADLINE

JANUARY 15 of each year

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Please submit all application materials through the online graduate application

  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • 1-2 letters of professional recommendation, which should clearly demonstrate your ability to be successful as a student and as a sport coach/leader
  • Written academic statement clearly stating your professional goals and how you anticipate this program would help you to attain them (750 words max)
  • Professional resume detailing your academic and work experience (2 page max; please note that a Curriculum Vitae is not ideal for this requirement)
Optional Application Materials
  • Written personal statement that illustrates your unique qualities and experiences that might make you a stronger candidate for admission (750 words max) – paste into appropriate page in graduate application
  • GRE scores are recommended (especially if they will make your application stronger), but they are not required

When applying to the Hybrid MS in Sport Coaching and Leadership, use the program code 6767.

Letters of reference can be e-mailed to kingrad@msu.edu or mailed to:

Kinesiology Graduate Secretary
308 W Circle Dr., Room 134
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824

All other application materials should be submitted through the online graduate application.

Students interested in applying for the Kinesiology MS degree, which is a different degree program, should visit the Department of Kinesiology Masters Programs webpage.

Graduate Certificate in Sport Coaching & Leadership

Online 9-credit masters degree program

APPLICATION DEADLINES

October 15 – for Spring Semester admission
January 15 – for Summer Semester admission
June 15 – for Fall Semester admission

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Please submit all application materials through the online graduate application

  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • 1-2 letters of professional recommendation, which should clearly demonstrate your ability to be successful as a student and as a sport coach/leader
  • Written academic statement clearly stating your professional goals and how you anticipate this program would help you to attain them (750 words max) – paste into appropriate page in graduate application
  • Professional resume detailing your academic and work experience (2 page max; please note that a Curriculum Vitae is not ideal for this requirement)
Optional Application Materials
  • Written personal statement that illustrates your unique qualities and experiences that might make you a stronger candidate for admission (750 words max) – paste into appropriate page in graduate application
  • GRE scores are recommended (especially if they will make your application stronger), but they are not required

When applying to the Online Graduate Certificate in Sport Coaching and Leadership, use the program code 6768.

Letters of reference can be e-mailed to kingrad@msu.edu or mailed to:

Kinesiology Graduate Secretary
308 W Circle Dr., Room 134
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824

All other application materials should be submitted through the online graduate application.

Costs for the MS Program

TUITION *
$23,940
($798.00 per credit-hour)
BOOKS & SUPPLIES
$500-800
ON-CAMPUS (HYBRID) OPTION – KIN 872 **
$360 (includes 6 nights lodging, with 3 meals each day)
ON-CAMPUS (HYBRID) OPTION – KIN 896 **
$360 (includes 6 nights lodging, with 3 meals each day)
MSU APPLICATION FEE
$50

*2016-17 tuition rate – current rates are published on Controller’s Office website – scroll down to the line that reads On-line Education Masters.
Tuition costs may vary from state to state in the USA.
** Does not include travel costs. Please note that hybrid option is recommended for KIN 872, required for KIN 896.