Program Highlights

Walk away with a unique degree and certificate in sports mental coaching - a sought-after training for the personal support of athletes in a variety of settings.
Acquire tools for leading social enterprises and managing a community through physical activity.
Get practical tools to promote educational and social influence among students through sports.


Who is it suitable for?

If you’re a dedicated educator and dream of combining your love for sports with a rewarding career – a master’s degree in education specializing in sports is the route for you.

One of the most prominent challenges educators face today is their ability to influence students and lead the future generation’s education.

Physical activity education encompasses a combination of movement and learning, empowering the student, and encouraging social communication, and reducing gaps.

Graduates with a master’s degree in education specializing in sports integrate into formal and informal education systems, public organizations, sports associations, and community settings.

The additional training for a mental coach in sports opens up further opportunities for program graduates in the sports and coaching fields.

A master’s degree in education specializing in sports provides educational and professional knowledge and tools for using sports as a platform for educational and social influence. This includes the formation of educational ventures through physical activity, developing emotional, cognitive, and social skills through sports, managing and promoting sports events, and more.

The program also includes training in the field of mental training, which focuses on providing emotional and cognitive mindset support to athletes.


Throughout the program, students can practice real-life scenarios via roleplay with professional actors and other simulation settings to prepare them for the real challenges present in the field.


Among the subjects of study:

  • Leading Social-Educational Entrepreneurship in Sports
  • Digital Tools in Education and Sports
  • Mental Training in Sports
  • Sports as a Pedagogical Tool
  • Sports and Community

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Skills you'll have after graduating from this program

  • Mental training in sports
  • Cultivating personal and social skills through sports
  • Use of technological means to promote physical activity
  • Community leadership and connection between different sectors through sports
  • Leading educational and social initiatives through sports
I Believe
Prof. Avi Moyal Head of the program
Sport is an international language. Its connection with educational studies is so fundamental and wide-reaching. I am thrilled that Ono Academic College identified the connection between these areas to establish a unique master's degree course with an educational and social addition suitable for those in formal and informal education. Successful graduates will also be given a mental coach certificate.

Our Program Graduates Speak

One concentrated study day per week
Learn from the leading lecturers in education and sports and well-connected sports industry leaders in Israel.
Simulations that prepare students to face the challenges of fieldwork
The degree is recognized for scholarships from the Teachers' Union/Teachers' Association/Kindergarteners' Association.

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