Students who wish to prepare to coach in the public schools in Mississippi must possess a Mississippi teaching license. Therefore, students should pursue a second major in a recognized secondary teacher education field or a minor in an educational field.

Students may elect to double major in sport coaching education and physical education. Students interested in obtaining a Mississippi teaching license through an alternative route should contact the Mississippi Department of Education for requirements.

Students pursuing the bachelor of science degree program in SCE should successfully meet the following requirements:

  • Minimum grade of C in all major core courses
  • Minimum grade of C in BSC 250 and BSC 250L