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The purpose of the Coaching undergraduate certificate is to provide knowledge and resources for students wanting to lead young people involved in interscholastic youth sports. Students will take courses in first aid, athletic injuries, rules, foundations, as well as electives. The Coaching undergraduate certificate is a 16-hour certificate and is a great complement to students pursuing education degrees and/or have an interest in coaching today’s youth.

About Health, Human Performance, and Recreation Department

The Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation (HHPR) is located in the new Student Recreation Center. The HHPR faculty possess a wide array of specializations. The department offers undergraduate degree programs in Exercise Science, Recreation Services, Sport and Hospitality Management, and Physical Education, five minors and certificates in Dance, Coaching, and Hospitality Management, as well as a graduate program in HHPR. Within each of the degree programs, are emphases/concentration areas from which students select the professional paths that best fit their needs. Exercise Science and Recreation Services, Sport and Hospitality Management meet requirements for the Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP), which is a tuition discount program for non-resident students to attend Pittsburg State University. Students who have been selected to receive the MSEP discount will be charged 150 percent of resident tuition rates. Residents from Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and Wisconsin are eligible.


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