Troy University has been recognized by Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report, Military Times and more as having some of the best undergraduate programs in the Southeast and nation. Whether you are graduating from high school, transferring from a two-year school, or completing your degree as a working adult, TROY offers a wide variety of associate and baccalaureate degrees that will open doors to career opportunities.
Graduate study can help you achieve your career goals! Holders of advanced degrees will be in high demand in the next 10 years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and U.S. Census data shows that advanced degrees increase pay and prosperity Troy University’s Graduate School offers advanced degrees in all five of the University’s academic colleges: education, business, arts and sciences, health and human services, and communication and fine arts. In addition, TROY’s commitment to flexibility means that you have in-class, online and blended options. Plan for your next career by completing your graduate education at TROY. Innovation, knowledge and creativity are all elements for success. Get started today!
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Campus visits are the most important aspect of the college decision making process. Visits give you the opportunity to discover what makes our unique University the right fit for you. TROY welcomes you to come and see what makes our campus different, one that you will want to consider your home away from home.
We invite you to register for a visit Monday - Friday at 10:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. or on specified Saturdays for a TROY Tour or Trojan Day event.
*Students interested in visiting other Alabama campuses must contact the specific campus for visit information and registration as available dates and times vary.
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TROY Service Centers meet the needs of working adults, including military, government agency civilians, teachers and future business leaders who want the opportunities that come with earning a degree. Because adult learners often have different educational needs than traditional students, courses are provided at times and in formats designed around people who work and have other commitments for their time.
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Are you curious about learning in the online environment? Would you like to take an online class, but feel that you need more information? Discover more about learning in the online environment, the skills and technologies that are required, as well as some helpful tips on how to become a successful online student.
Is it your life’s goal to help foster positive changes within the lives of students in your care? As an educator and a coach, you have incredible opportunities to be a role model and a leader. By earning your Master of Science in Sport and Fitness management with a emphasis on coaching, not only are you making a significant investment in the lives of your students, you’re preparing yourself for greater responsibilities and higher earnings.
Every school year, you have the power to foster self-esteem, physical talent and a sense of sportsmanship among your students and athletes. With a master’s degree in coaching from TROY, more opportunities of influence will be available to you. Help shape the future of your school as a K-12 administrator, or set the groundwork for a doctoral degree that could take you into the world of higher education as a faculty member, sport coach or administrator. The sky is the limit.
The major strength of this TROY master’s program is job placement for those pursuing a position as a K-12 teacher/coach. Year after year, TROY produces teachers and coaches highly sought after by administrators around the state of Alabama. In fact, within the last five years, 97 percent of graduates have found themselves gainfully employed and pursing a career they love. This success comes from the hard work of students like you and from the excellent instruction provided by our highly regarded faculty members.
This program provides you with two track options. You can either choose to pursue the program’s master thesis, in which you’ll be tasked with completing an in-depth research-based project that will lead you toward a future Ph.D. program, or you’ll have the opportunity to complete an internship where you will work within the area of the career you want to pursue. No matter the track you choose, you can expect to graduate from the program with sharper and thoroughly developed analytical skills through the academic and in-field research you’ll be required to conduct. You will also strengthen your leadership, teaching and public speaking skills.
According to a 2012 Bureau of Labor Statistics BLS study, a K-12 teacher and sport coach sees a salary range of $36,930 to $85,690 annually with a median income of $55,050. However, with a master’s degree, a teacher and coach can earn anywhere between $59,010 to $128,110 annually as a K-12 administrator and between $35,670 to $147,270 annually in the higher education realm as a college/university professor.
However, if coaching is what you’re passionate about, the BLS reported in 2012 that college sports coaches (including all male and female sports and coaching positions from assistant coach to head coach) earn anywhere between $17,210 to $65,901 annually.