Master of Arts in Coaching Leadership

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Quick Highlights

Fuel your passion for coaching and advance your career in athletics. Whether you are an aspiring or veteran coach, this innovative degree will introduce you to new concepts and updated trends in the field, legal and ethical issues of coaching, and inclusive leadership—all valuable expertise for schools, colleges, and athletic associations.


Fully online, asynchronous classes

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30 credits, 1 or 2-year completion

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Spring, summer, and fall start


First and only graduate coaching degree in tri-state area

Important Deadlines

Application due December 1 / Spring
Application due May 1 / Summer
Application due July 1 / Fall

Program Overview

Learn all aspects of coaching and administration. Explore sport psychology, applied physiology, nutrition, facilities management, and media relations while gaining experience in the field with a 3-credit internship or capstone in a location based on your personal preference, in as little as one year.

Why Choose Loras

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Career Focused

Personalized attention from well-respected faculty gives you the tools you need to succeed, and flexible class formats allow you to continue working and networking while you pursue your degree.


Choose from seven accredited and widely recognized master’s degrees and one postbaccalaureate program. Continue your current career or discover a new career path that’s right for you.

Grad Chat

All prospective graduate and professional education students can schedule a casual, personalized Zoom conversation with both the program director of your academic program of interest as well as the director of graduate admission, to learn more about the classes, internships, outcomes, enrollment processes, and much more. Get a true sense of what grad school is like from a faculty member you will be closely working closely.