This master’s degree is 39 credit hours and is completed in five semesters (fall, spring, summer, fall, and spring). Students complete 24 hours of core classes and then select an area of emphasis for the remainder of the courses (15 hours) depending upon their career goals.
Track 1 (Performance Coaching) is designed for individuals who will be coaching at the collegiate or elite levels; selected courses focus on evaluating your own coaching methods
Science of Coaching
Tracks 2 and 3 (Science of Coaching) are designed for the individual who is interested is coaching education and the preparation of coaches. The only difference between track 2 and 3 is the depth of research study.
NOTE: On campus ACE master’s students must take all courses on campus – they are not eligible to take the online ACE master’s level classes for their on-campus degree.
In order to receive an ACE master’s degree, all students must have
- earned 39 advisor approved credits,
- satisfy all college and university requirements and
- have earned an overall GPA of a 3.0 in all course work leading towards the degree.
The department mailing address for written correspondence is:
WVU College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences
PO Box 6116,
Morgantown WV 26506-6116.
Please mark items “attention to” Dr. Valerie Wayda, Carol Straight,
or Theresa Scafella.
For further questions or information, please contact:
Recruiting and Advising Specialist
West Virginia University
College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences
P.O. Box 6116
Morgantown, WV 26506-6116
Telephone 304 293-3393