online Master Of Science in Athletic Development Management

Are you interested in private coaching to train athletes to maximize their potential? The popularity of shows like American Ninja Warrior demonstrates the passion some athletes have to push the boundaries of their achievement.

With the Master of Science in Athletic Development Management, American Military University is leading the way as a pioneer in educating and preparing individuals who wish to train athletes or manage a private coaching business to develop athletes to maximize their potential.

Athletic competition from the youth to the professional level is daunting. To be successful, today’s athletes must have a quality work ethic, resilient psychological approach, and healthy nutrition habits. As a graduate of this program, you will become knowledgeable in sport science, nutrition, sport psychology, and business in order to train athletes to reach their optimal level of performance.

You will learn how to

  • train athletes in both small group and large settings
  • implement business best practices for owning and managing a sport-specific training facility or private coaching/training business

This unique online program allows you to work at your own pace. Coursework includes

  • exercise science
  • sport psychology
  • coaching strategy
  • sports finance

You will be led by faculty with coaching, personal training, athlete development and performance, and facility management work experience.

This program is an attractive option for those holding a Bachelor of Science in Sports and Health Sciences or related disciplines.

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Elisa Zanni-James
AMU, M.S., Sports Management, 2016

AMU has classes starting every month, and classes are eight weeks long. This is the perfect match for me as a mother of two and caregiver for my husband who is a disabled vet.

Learn from a nationally recognized leader in online education.

At American Military University, our expert faculty and industry advisors work to shape a quality, relevant, online education that responds to the needs of working adults looking to advance their education in order to meet professional goals. Come discover how our award-winning, accredited education can help you reach your next level.

Received “Best for Vets Colleges” distinction from Military Times since 2015.

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Part of the accredited American Public University System (APUS).

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Tuition Costs*

Affordable rates, minimal fees, and plenty of help with financial aid. Primary cost displayed is for those students who are eligible for our military grant.

Undergraduate $250 per credit hour $270/credit hour standard rate Master’s Degree & Graduate Certificate $325 per credit hour $350/credit hour standard rate

Transfer Your Credits

Your degree may be closer than you think.

93% military & military-affiliated undergraduates applied transfer credit

Book Grant Savings: Ebooks are provided at no cost for students enrolled in undergraduate courses for credit.

*On January 1, 2020, our per-credit-hour undergraduate tuition rate will be $285 and master’s/graduate certificate rate will be $370. The technology fee will be $65 per course. Active-duty servicemembers, their spouse/dependents, Guard members, and Reservists are eligible for a military tuition grant, which caps undergraduate and master’s-level tuition at $250 per credit hour. The military grant covering veterans will continue through December 31, 2019.

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Classes begin January 6.

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