Bachelor Of Science In Coaching Degree Liberty University
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Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total
Next Start Date
Aug 19, 2024
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Your Coaching Career Is a Degree Away with Liberty

Your passion for sport and athletic training can be used for an exciting career in coaching. Imagine being paid to help students of all ages as they discover their potential. Be an important part of their journey as you spend time training, encouraging, and pushing them further than they ever thought they could go. If this seems like rewarding work, our Bachelor of Science (BS) in Coaching may be for you!

At Liberty, we want our coaching degrees to provide students like you with more. Our courses focus on coaching specific sports, as well as general fall and spring sports. You can also be equipped to use communication technology in your work, as well as vital business principles in marketing and finance. Graduate with a degree that prepares you for all areas of coaching, from administration to teaching.

Whether you aspire to be the next great high school basketball coach, or you want to become the athletic director for a sports organization, our bachelor’s in coaching can help. Let us partner our passion with yours as you develop the skills you need to open the door of opportunity in the competitive field of coaching.

Award-Winning Campus

At Liberty, you’ll find an affordable, high-quality education that equips students like you for the real world. Our commitment to excellence helped us rank among’s Top 3 college campuses in America. Earning your degree from a nonprofit university with state-of-the-art resources like ours can help set you apart from your peers.

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Why Choose Liberty’s Bachelor’s Degree in Coaching?

Prepare to make an impact in the sports industry by earning Liberty’s BS in Coaching! We strive to provide our students with the best resources we can to promote learning and increase comprehension. Our team of experienced and degreed faculty are excited to meet you and invest in your career goals. Partner with us to open the door to more opportunities to grow and advance your future in coaching.

When it comes to hands-on learning, we’ve got you covered. Students in our coaching program complete an internship in their desired field to boost their resume and increase their experience. At Liberty, we offer over 100 student-led clubs and organizations for you to choose from. Get involved in our Athletic Training Student Association to start networking with peers and professors who share your passion for sport and athletic training.

Additionally, we offer opportunities to help increase your marketability by adding a minor related to your career goals. If you are interested in broadening your expertise to administrative or ministry roles, we offer minors in sport management, as well as sports outreach. Enhance your degree by taking courses that highlight your specific passions, while completing your major-focused courses to open up a wide range of career opportunities.

What Will You Learn in Our Coaching Bachelor’s Degree?

Pursuing our BS in Coaching provides students like you an extensive overview of the major aspects of a career in sport and athletic coaching. In addition to courses in coaching sports like football and basketball, you can learn how to lead and manage your team. With courses in business and sport finance, you can have a greater awareness of how to be a good steward with the funds allocated for your team.

Additionally, our coaching degree emphasizes motor learning and exercise psychology. This provides another dimension to your degree by helping you see your training as a science that can enhance athletes overall quality of life. Combine that understanding with your ability to motivate and lead a team, and you can be unstoppable.

View the Degree Completion Plan, and check out our featured courses below for more information!

Featured Courses

PHED 208 – Motor Learning

SMGT 300 – Introduction to Coaching

SMGT 314 – Coaching Dynamics

SMGT 400 – Sport and Exercise Psychology

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Highlights of Our Coaching Bachelor’s Degree

  • Opportunities to increase your marketability with minors in sport management and sports outreach.
  • Over 100 student-led clubs and organizations to get plugged into, including our Athletic Training Student Association.
  • Our degreed professors with years of field-related experience are in the classroom every week, working hands-on with their students.
  • You will complete an internship to gain invaluable training and resume experience.
  • Our coaching degree offers a broad range of courses, from leadership to strength and conditioning, so you can be equipped for a wide array of careers in the field of athletics.

Coaching Degree Information

 Potential Career Opportunities for Coaching Graduates

Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Coaching prepares you for the following occupations:

  • Athletic department manager
  • Coach
  • College athletic recruiter
  • Scout
  • Sport marketer

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents* for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • Results from the CLT, SAT, or ACT are not required for admission, but may be used in consideration for merit-based aid.
  • Admission essay

*Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.