Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Coaching

Language: English B2 level, IELTS 5.5, TOEFL 72, Pearson PTE Academic 59+, Duolingo English Test 100-125
Credits:  240 ECTS
Begins:  September 15th
Study type:  Full-time
Duration:  4 years
Annual tuition fee*:  5065 EUR; Non-Europe – 5204 EUR
Prerequisites:  Diploma of Secondary Education
Diploma:  Bachelor of Sports

*Tuition fee can be changed for 2024/2025 academic year. 

Coach in selected sports: strength and conditioning; boxing; judo; basketball; swimming; sport dancing, handball, aerobic gymnastics, baseball, rugby, sports for the disabled, volleyball, modern pentathlon.


If you are athletic and want to become a professional sports coach, you should choose Sports Coaching study program at the Lithuanian Sports University. Upon completion of this program, you will gain a Bachelor degree of Sports  and a coach qualification. Studies at the university are based on the achievements of international level sports science. While studying, you will gain knowledge and skills of a successful coach to work with children, youth and adult athletes. During the studies, you will improve the knowledge of sports technique training, competition organization skills, you will learn to determine and evaluate the powers of athletes, and selected training programs based on the latest technologies. Experienced sports lecturers, researchers and practitioners working at the University, actively involved in international level sports sciences and basic level sports activities.

Under the “Erasmus+”  exchange program, you will be able to go to other European universities for part-time studies for two semesters and a 3-month internship period.


The aim of this programme is to provide knowledge and skills to work in different areas related to coaching and to educate students to become sports coaches, skilled to promote participation in sport and to enhance the performance of athletes and teams.


Extensive knowledge of coaching technologies/  To guide improvement on a sustained basis and understand the needs and progress of the athletes with whom they work/  To set the vision and strategy (short-term, mid-term and long-term planning of sessions, seasons and programmes)/  To build and maintain relationships with athletes, other coaches, support team and other people related to the programme/  To evaluate the programme and identify strengths to build on an weaknesses to address/  To be an innovative practitioner.
·         Critical Thinking and Academic Communication
·         Social and Psychological Well-being
·         Olympic Movement and Sports Ethics
·         Athletic Didactics
·         Coaching Science of Selected Sport I, II
·         Functional Anatomy
·         Elective BUS Module
·         Functional Anatomy
·         Sport Pedagogy and Sport Psychology
·         Didactics of Gymnastics
·         Biochemistry of Sport, Athletes Nutrition and Anti-doping
·         Special Pedagogy and Psychology
·         Coaching Science of Selected Sport III
·         Didactics of Active Games
·         Basics of Sports Management
·         Internship I
·         Swimming Didactics
·         Sports and Exercise Physiology
·         Sport Biomechanics
·         Sports Medicine and First Aid
·         Coaching Science of Selected Sport IV
·         Motor Control and Learning
·         Athlete Training Technologies I, II
·         Sports Games I, II
·         Research Methodology I
·         Internship II
·         Coaching Science of Selected Sport V
·         Entrepreneurship and Sport Law
·         Research Methodology II
·         Elective Module I, II
·         Basics of Computerization in Sports
·         Internship III
·         Bachelor Graduation Thesis


After graduating, you will be able to implement the latest training technologies for children and adults, identify and evaluate athletes’ strengths, prepare training programs, conduct training for athletes of various ages and skill levels, organize competitions, and conduct sports science research.



A Bachelor diploma provides the qualification to work in sports clubs, to work as a teacher of informal education at secondary schools, colleges, public and private sports organizations.



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Lithuanian Sports University
Address: Sporto Str. 6, LT-44221 Kaunas, Lithuania