Program Information

School: University of Alberta
Faculty: Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Health and Physical Education, General
Description: This program prepares you to become a professional sport coach. You’ll gain both a theoretical understanding of, and practical experience in, the scientific, sociological, and pedagogical aspects of coaching. The program emphasizes real-life coaching scenarios, as well as the integrated and complex nature of coaching and all that underlies the practice.

This major is taken as part of a Bachelor of Kinesiology (BKin) degree, which takes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of human movement, examining both the arts-based and science-based aspects of Kinesiology and allows you to specialize in an area of study.

URL: Sport Coaching at University of Alberta
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

This estimate is based on one year of full-time study, and represents only the tuition cost.

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 80

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  • Grade12 English
  • 2 of Grade12 Humanities or Grade12 International Languages or Grade12 Mathematics or Grade12 Science
  • Grade12 Visual Arts or Grade12 Health and Physical Education or Grade12 Mathematics or Grade12 Science
  • Grade12 Advanced Functions or Grade12 Biology or Grade12 Calculus and Vectors or Grade12 Chemistry