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Physical Activity and Sport Coaching, B.S.P.E.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #601 (WUR) Athens, OH, United States
The Physical Activity and Sport Coaching (PASC) major at Ohio University is designed to be inclusive for students who aspire to pursue physical activity and sports coaching careers at various levels.
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The Physical Activity and Sport Coaching major at Ohio University provides students with the knowledge, skills, and opportunities to fulfill their educational needs and interests in physical activity and sports coaching through quality academic coursework, student centered and experiential-based learning and faculty expertise. The physical activity and sport coaching major also provides students with the opportunity to engage in a professional internship related to their chosen physical activity and sport area. The coaching education minor is integrated into this major. After successfully completing the major requirements, students will be awarded the B.S.P.E degree.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Upon completion of the degree, students will have many opportunities to select their careers in physical activity and sport coaching such as: physical activity and sports camp coaching, youth sports coaching, after school sports coaching, club sports coaching, intramural sports coaching, interscholastic and intercollegiate sports coaching.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Olympic Movement
  • Coaching the Elite Athlete
  • Dynamics of Skill Acquisition
  • Child Development
  • Skill and Fitness for Coaches and Physical Educators
  • Cultural Perspectives and Physical Activity
  • Physical Activity and Sport Leadership
  • Inclusive Physical Activity and Sport for Individuals with Disabilities
  • Special Topics in Physical Education Teacher Education

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Application form
    • $70 international application processing fee
    • Official academic records
    • Evidence of sufficient funding
    • Statement of activities.
    • Exams for scholarship consideration
    • Official TOEFL or IELTS results if available. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22406 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    22406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22406 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    12612 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12612 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Athens

  • 1079 - 1780 USD/month
    Living Costs

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