Undergraduate CertificatePhysical Education Coaching

The physical education program at Wichita State provides the opportunity to complement your degree program with an undergraduate certificate in coaching. The certificate allows you to build skills and knowledge around the psychology and sociology of coaching, preparing you for a career in a school setting and beyond.

Learn how physical education coaching is the right fit for you.

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The 12-credit-hour certificate consists of four courses chosen from the following:

  • Coaching Principles
  • Motivation
  • Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity
  • Sociology of Coaching
  • Social Psychological Foundations of Sport

How to enroll

To add this certificate to your plan of study:

  • Log into the myWSU portal, find the Student Tools box (center of the page) and click on "Change my Major/Minor."
  • Click continue (this will show your current major and minor).
  • Click continue, then click "Add a certificate" and choose your certificate program. Click continue and submit request.