Sport Leadership

The Sport Leadership track is a 33-semester hour option in the School Leadership M.Ed. program that prepares teachers, coaches, and other education professionals for leadership in educational athletics. This track provides practical, hands-on learning experiences in teaching and leading in a distinctively Christian manner. Providing a graduate level focus on issues, research, and leadership in education, this track also focuses on the specific leadership principles and perspectives applicable to sport leadership. Six credits of practicum experience provide real-world learning and application.  

COURSES ARE OFFERED IN 15-WEEK SEMESTERS AND 8-WEEK SUMMER TERMS.

Students may start the program during any term.  

Typical plan of study:

Semester/Term

Summer 1

Sport Leadership * (33 CR)

EDUC: 501, 502

HHP: 510

Fall 1

Sport Leadership * (33 CR)

EDUC: 560

Spring 1

Sport Leadership * (33 CR)

HHP: 530-1

Summer 2

Sport Leadership * (33 CR)

EDUC: 503

HHP: 520, 525

Fall 2

Sport Leadership * (33 CR)

EDUC: 563,

HHP: 515

Spring 2

Sport Leadership * (33 CR)

HHP: 530-2

Semester/Term

Sport Leadership * (33 CR)

Summer 1

EDUC: 501, 502, HHP: 510

Fall 1

EDUC: 560

Spring 1

HHP: 530-1

Summer 2

EDUC: 503, HHP: 520, 525

Fall 2

EDUC: 563, HHP: 515

Spring 2

HHP: 530-2

 

M.ED. COURSES IN Sport LEADERSHIP (33 CREDITS)

EDUC 501 Issues in Education (3 credits, summer) (one week on campus)

EDUC 502 Learner Development and Principles of Learning (3 credits, summer)

EDUC 503 Interpreting and Applying Educational Research (3 credits, summer)

EDUC 560 Foundations of Leadership (3 credits, fall)

EDUC 563 Collaborative Leadership (3 credits, fall)

HHP 510 Leadership Principles in Sport (3 credits, summer)

HHP 515 Ethics and Sport (3 credits, fall)

HHP 520 Christian Perspectives on Advanced Sport Psychology (3 credits, summer)

HHP 525 Administration of Interscholastic Sports (3 credits, summer)

HHP 530 Practicum Series (6 credits, all terms)