Sports & Coaching Science
The Sports & Coaching Science (SPCS) program offers both an undergraduate degree and a minor. Both prepare students for careers in a variety of settings including professional, collegiate, or secondary school sport organizations, elite training facilities, athletic league officiating, or other sport-related businesses. It also prepares students for the many graduate programs available nationwide in coaching science and education. Students who pursue additional graduate education may find careers in sport psychology, athletic training, strength and conditioning, and sports management.
“As Oklahoma State strives to build elite athletic programs while simultaneously creating one of the healthiest collegiate campuses in the country, they understand the role of coaching in achieving athletic goals at all levels. The skill you derive from a world class Coaching program like that of Oklahoma State is going to serve you in nearly every role you will take on, regardless of your career.” -Joe Jacobi, Olympic gold medalist and Chief Executive Officer for USA Canoe/Kayak
“The single most important element of a successful athlete in the international theater is proper coaching. Further, one does not become a successful international coach without effective education and training.” -Luke St. Onge, General Secretary, International Racquetball Federation.