TWU M.S. Sport Coaching Program

TWU M.S. in Kinesiology, Sport Coaching Concentration

In as little as 13 months and for $11,000 you can have your Masters of Science Degree in Kinesiology, Sport Coaching and be ready for the next step in your career. No GMAT or GRE required.

Prepare yourself for the Coaching World and be a pioneer in the field of Coaching from Texas Woman’s University. If you are a coach who desires to model leadership with the young people whom you work with, then this is the program for you. .

Our accelerated online-format allow you to attend grad school and complete your degree without ever having to set foot on Campus. Canvas is the online course management system that we use to match current coaching research with practitioners such as yourself who want to make a difference with their coaching, and want to acheive the double goal of developing winners off of the field and on the field of play.

Why Kinesiology Coaching at TWU?

A private school education at a public school price

Part of the Texas Woman’s experience is keeping costs low and education quality high. As a result, TWU is the most affordable public university in the DFW Metroplex and is ranked 6th (tied) among U.S. universities for diversity, according to U.S. News & World Report. For more information on costs, visit our Cost of Attendance site.

Our small class sizes also allow you to interact closely with, learn from, and co-mentor your online classmates, and work with professors who are experts in the field of sport coaching.

TWU does more to build women leaders

More than 70 percent of our faculty and staff across the university are women. While Kinesiology faculty prepare you to tackle the male-dominated world of coaching, our outreach staff work closely with Athletic Directors at the High School and University Level to bring networking and employment opportunities to our students.

For professional development, ourTWU Coaching M.S. Graduates are part of a great network of graduates who are professionally prepared. At TWU, we will provide you with tools that you need to succeed including access to training/coaching, fundraising, mentoring and networking opportunities.

TWU believes in opening doors for its students

The Career Connections Center on our campus provides advising services and tailored career planning for our students and alumni, from career advising and networking to negotiating a salary after graduation. The Career Center has also implemented Handshake, a unique resume reviewing and job opening database that works to fast-track your job search.

The Kinesiology Program takes it one step further with a team of Outreach and External Relations staff that work with the Career Connections Center to keep our business students in-the-know on employment opportunities and networking events.

Careers & Salaries*

With this degree, you have multiple career opportunities including:

  • NCAA Division II, Women's Basketball Coach: $82,000.00
  • NCAA Division II, Women's Volleyball Coach: $ 55,700.00
  • NCAA Division II, Women's Softball Coach: $ 49,200.00
  • NCAA Division II, Women's Field Hockey Coach: $ 67,500.00
  • NCAA Division I FBS, Head Women's Basketball Coach: $419,000.00
  • NCAA Division I FBS, Head Women's Volleyball Coach: $152,000.00
  • NCAA Division I FBS, Head Women's Softball Coach: $144,000.00
  • NCAA Division I FBS, Head Women's Field Hockey Coach: $137,000.00

*Median salaries, according to the NCAA

Program Requirements

You will complete 36 semester credit hours in this program, and can take most courses in any order, to better fit your schedule. There are no courses with prerequisites that you will need to take first, and non kinesiology majors are eligible in our program.

A full list of courses and requirements are available in the course catalog.

Admissions Requirements

  • No GMAT or GRE required
  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited university
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better for the last 60 hours of coursework. Exceptions can be made in special circumstances.
  • Apply to the TWU Graduate School
  • Email resume and two letters of reference [one academic, one job related] to
  • Prerequisite coursework is not specifically required.

TWU’s general requirements for graduate admission.

Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: December 1

Summer: May 1

International applicants should immediately review the university's International Admission Requirements for application procedures and the International Education website for information concerning visa requirements.

For More Information

Contact: Jason Torres

Graduate Academic Advisor

Department of Kinesiology

Office: PH 213

(940) 898-2864

Fall: August 1

Spring: December 1

Summer: May 1

You May Also Contact Program Coordinator with Further Questions:

Mark Mann, Ph.D. e-mail: office: 940-898-2578