Minor in Coaching

Enhance your marketability, skill sets and add extra value to your degree with a minor in coaching. 

Earning a minor in coaching is an excellent way to add extra value to a Frostburg State University bachelor’s degree in education, exercise and sport science, recreation and parks management or to any number of degree programs.

This specialized minor will equip you with excellent skills to enrich your teaching credentials or find a career in a municipal recreational program. Working with coaches from diverse sports and blending coaching theory with practical hands-on experience, you'll receive a well-rounded education for a broad range of options in your coaching career.


As a coaching minor, you'll learn the art of coaching within FSU’s excellent athletic facilities, including the Harold J. Cordts Physical Education Center with three gyms, a swimming pool, weight rooms, racquetball courts, outdoor tennis courts and an all-weather track.

Coaching Program Highlights

  • Learn from and be mentored by professional, experienced and winning coaches in the field.

  • Study the critical areas of care and prevention of athletic injuries, resistance training, sports law and ethics.

  • Gain practical and real-time field experience coaching teams and athletes.

  • Earn this valuable coaching minor in ONLY 22 credits.

What can I do with a Coaching Program degree?


Median pay for Coaching Program Graduates (BLS 2021)

Related Occupations

 Athletes and Sports Competitor


Athletic Trainer

Strong coaches, and their keen leadership skills, are needed in the field of athletics and countless other careers. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics anticipates 11 percent career growth in coaching positions through 2028 (which is faster growth than the average across all occupations). Find out more here

What You'll Learn

Learn from expert coaches of today and study the techniques and approaches of the great coaches throughout history. This specialized minor blends coaching theory with practical hands-on experience to deliver a well-rounded education.

A Frostburg State education: more valuable than ever.

With nationally recognized academic programs, real-world learning experiences, a top-notch support system, and a thriving student life, Frostburg State is a place where you can discover yourself, define your goals, and prepare for your future.

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