ONLINE: Coaching Certificate

The sport management certificate in coaching at DeSales University provides an online curriculum that combines theory and practice within the wide world of sport and business.

The online certificate in coaching program focuses on the conceptual, managerial, and practical skills you need to become a visionary leader in the coaching profession. This program is a collaborative effort between the American Sport Education Program (ASEP) and the DeSales University Sport Management Program. 

The sport management program at DeSales is approved by the Sport Management Program Review Council (SMPRC) at the undergraduate level in the United States and is also endorsed by The National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) and The North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM).

All courses are taught online.


All students will be required to complete the following courses: All students must complete 2 of the following courses:
SS 335, Principles of Coaching MK 300, Introduction to Fundraising
SS 400, Legal Issues in Sport PE 105, Foundations of Physical Exercise, Health, and Recreation, OR
SS 420, Sport Administration PE 106, Physical Conditioning and Development
SS 475, Ethics in Sport SS 340, Sociological and Psychological Issues in Sport
  SS 343, Governance in Sport

In addition, all coaches must provide proof of current American Red Cross CPR and Community First Aid certifications (or equivalent) upon completion of their course work.

Want to major in two different areas of business?

Dual Major: 2 degrees in 4 years

No problem! Most of your major core courses will be completed during your freshman and sophomore years, so you can work on your second major during your junior and senior years. That means you can complete two degrees in the traditional four year period.


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