Coaching

Advanced Certificate

Stony Brook University

  • Delivery Mode
    100% Online
  • Total Credits
    18
  • Degree Level
    Advanced Certificate
  • Contact Us
    800-342-3811

Earn your advanced-certificate degree online

You will earn the same diploma as our on-campus students

Stony Brook University's online Advanced Graduate Certificate in Coaching program prepares students to become New York State certified athletics coaches. The curriculum consists of three graduate-level New York State Education Department (NYSED) approved coaching courses plus three additional advanced courses that examine a broad range of issues that impact the coach in today's educational climate. 


These include learning theories, social and psychological issues, principles of organization and administration, kinesthetic theories, injury care, and exercise and nutritional considerations. Students who seek coaching certification must take a minimum of the NYSED approved three-course series.

What's an advanced certificate?
Advanced, or graduate, certificates are designed to provide focused study to support a particular career interest. They vary in number of credits and typically require students to have a bachelor’s degree.

How do I enroll?

Follow these steps to start your application

  1. Go to the online application
  2. Create an account
  3. Complete the forms or save for later
  4. Pay the application fee (if applicable)
  5. Submit any supplemental materials, if required
  6. Send in your academic records
  7. APPLY NOW

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