Mar 21, 2018  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Sport Science and Coach Education, MS (Strength and Conditioning Concentration)

General Program Information

Graduate School Contact:

Fiona Goodyear;; 423-439-6148


Department Contact:

Caleb Bazyler, Ph.D , Program Coordinator
Box 70671
(423) 439-4733

Michael Ramsey, Ph.D., Professor, Department Chair
Box 70671
(423) 439-4375


The Master of Science in Sport Science and Coach Education includes concentrations in applied sport science, and strength and conditioning. The concentration in applied sport science is designed to prepare students for positions in sport science, sport coaching, strength and conditioning, and advanced graduate study in sport science. The strength and conditioning concentration is 100% online and is designed to prepare students to assume roles in strength and conditioning, and sport coaching.

Program Admission Requirements

  1. An undergraduate degree in physical education, exercise science, or closely related field;
  2. 3.0 cumulative undergraduate grade point average on a 4.0 scale; international applicants should consult the ETSU Graduate Catalog for more specific information on requirements for countries using different grading scales;
  3. Official scores on the general portion of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE);
  4. Resume and contact information for at least three letters of recommendation. These letters should be submitted through the ETSU School of Graduate Studies online system at;
  5. Essay explaining goals, career expectations, and reasons for desiring to study in sport science and coach education at ETSU.

Degree Requirements

All graduate students in the M.S. in Sport Science and Coach Education graduate program are required to take the following core courses.

Strength and Conditioning Concentration: 12 credit hours

Electives: 6 credit hours

Electives are chosen in consultation with the Graduate Program Coordinator.

Other Requirements: 3 credit hours

Total hours required for degree: 36 credit hours