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Online Courses for Coaches and Physical Educators

Drake University Continuing Education & Professional Development offers online courses for coaches and physical educators. Nationally-renowned coaches, top physical educators, and professional athletes lend their expertise to bring real-world perspectives to each course. Click on any of the course titles for more information.

How to Register:

  • Fall 2020 registrations are OPEN!
  • Choose a course from the listing below and register online.
  • Call 1-800-76-TEACH (1-800-768-3224) with questions or problems.

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT!!
March 13, 2020

To help limit exposure and spread of the coronavirus causing COVID-19, we are physically not in the office. We are still running normal business hours of 8:00 am to 4:00 pm CST, Monday through Friday. We will continue to process your coursework, including expedites during this time. You may also register for our online courses.

If you have questions about your coursework, registration or anything else, we strongly encourage you to email us at distancelearning@drake.edu or call 1-800-768-3224. Thank you for your patience.

Course Listing

NEW - Coaching Track and Field and Cross Country with Integrity, Inclusiveness and Passion (EDMA 258)
3 Semester Hours of Graduate Credit
Fall 2020 dates: September 1 - December 16, 2020

*Anticipated Spring 2021 Course Dates: January 4 -  April 16, 2021
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $625.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
Iowa License Renewal-3 semester hours, $300.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
This is a self-paced course. Fall semester students must register by September 1 and have until December 16 to complete the work.

Coaching Basketball: Building a Culture of Competitiveness, Respect, and Togetherness in your Basketball Program (EDMA 255)
3 Semester Hours of Graduate Credit
Fall 2020 dates: September 1 - December 16, 2020
*Anticipated Spring 2021 Course Dates: January 4 -  April 16, 2021
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $625.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
Iowa License Renewal-3 semester hours, $300.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
This is a self-paced course. Fall semester students must register by September 1 and have until December 16 to complete the work.

Creating a Successful Football Coaching Legacy Through Culture, Program Development, and Fundamentals (EDMA 257)-Not available for Fall
3 Semester Hours of Graduate Credit
*Anticipated Spring 2021 Course Dates: January 4 -  April 16, 2021
Developed by Drake University 
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $625.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
Iowa License Renewal-3 semester hours, $300.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
This is a self-paced course. Spring semester students must register by January 4 and have until April 16 to complete the work.

Real Coaching II: Honing The Competitive Edge ONLINE (EDMA 250)-Not available for Fall
3 Semester Hours of Graduate Credit
*Anticipated Spring 2021 Course Dates: February 8 -  April 4, 2021

Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $625.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
Iowa License Renewal-3 semester hours, $300.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)

Real Coaching II Introduction Video

The Mental Edge: Applied Sports Psychology for Coaches (EDMA 251)-Not available for Fall
3 Semester Hours of Graduate Credit
*Anticipated Spring 2021 Course Dates: February 8 -  April 4, 2021
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $625.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
Iowa License Renewal-3 semester hours, $300.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
The Mental Edge: Applied Sports Psychology Introduction Video

High School Physical Education: Putting National Standards into Action (EDMA 252)-Not available for Fall
3 Semester Hours of Graduate Credit
*Anticipated Spring 2021 Course Dates: January 25 -  March 21, 2021
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $625.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
Iowa License Renewal-3 semester hours, $300.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)

High School Physical Education Introduction Video

EveryBODY Wins: Adapted Physical Education (EDMA 253)-COURSE CANCELLED
3 Semester Hours of Graduate Credit
Fall 2020 dates: September 21 - November 15, 2020

*Anticipated Spring 2021 Course Dates: February 8 -  April 4, 2021
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $625.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
Iowa License Renewal-3 semester hours, $300.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
EveryBODY Wins: Adapted PE Introduction Video

Middle School and High School Health: Building a 21st Century Curriculum (EDMA 254)
3 Semester Hours of Graduate Credit
Fall 2020 dates: September 21 - November 15, 2020

*Anticipated Spring 2021 Course Dates: January 25 -  March 21, 2021
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $625.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
Iowa License Renewal-3 semester hours, $300.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
Middle School and High School Health Introduction Video

Leading the Right Way: Being an Ethically Centered Coach (EDMA 256)
1 Semester Hour of Graduate Credit
Next Offered: TBD
Developed by Drake University
$210 (the text is not included in the tuition price) 
Leading the Right Way Introduction Video

Continuing Education & Professional Development Credit
Students seeking to use Real Coaching courses for recertification or salary advancement should seek prior approval from their school district or appropriate licensing agency. 

The courses found on these pages are not part of the Drake University School of Education K-12 Physical Education, Health, and Coaching Endorsement. Specific information regarding these on-campus, undergraduate endorsements may be found on the following pages:

  • Physical Education, Health, and Coaching (K-12)
  • Coaching (K-12)

 

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