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College of Physical Activity
and Sport Sciences


Bachelor of Science

Athletic Coaching Education

The Athletic Coaching Education major in the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences at WVU prepares students interested in a variety of roles in the coaching profession. These roles include athletic coaching at the youth or master level, coaching individuals with disabilities and special needs, and strength or fitness coaching.

This bachelor’s degree program consists of a sequenced curriculum that focus on professional knowledge, sport-specific science, and pedagogical skills mixed with practicum experiences. This provides students with opportunities to learn and apply the principles and practices of coaching across a wide range of health, recreation, and performance-based professions, and also to develop professional networking and social skills.



Lindsay B. Augustine

Student Services Specialist
(304) 293-3393

Office of Student Success
West Virginia University
College of Physical Activity
and Sport Sciences
375 Birch St., Morgantown WV 26505
P.O. Box 6116

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