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Sports Medicine MSSM

Master of Science in Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine is a broad field that involves assisting individuals, both athletes and the general population, in reaching their optimal health and performance. Approved by the National Strength and Conditioning Education Recognition Program (ERP), our graduate degree provides opportunities to present research at national meetings, with many submitted for publication in professional journals. A Master of Science program will assist you in gaining the necessary preparation in becoming a practitioner that helps individuals to not only improve fitness and physical performance, but also address injury prevention and recovery.

Industry Highlights

Occupations of sports medicine physician, athletic trainer and physical therapist are projected to have a 20% rate of growth or higher between 2008 and 2018.

- US Department of Labor

Career Opportunities

  • Athletic Training
  • Professional Strength & Conditioning
  • Coaching
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Worksite Safety and Fitness
  • Sports Psychology

Armstrong Edge

Current students take advantage of the Biodynamics Center for coursework and completion of their projects. Our faculty are suited to your instructional needs and will guide you through your degree program and career in sports medicine.

NEWS:

Read More $5.2 Million Federal Grant to Provide Scholarships to Underserved Students in Waters College of Health Professions

(October 6, 2017) – Armstrong State University Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Graduate Studies Donna Brooks, Ph.D., is the recipient of a four-year U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration’s Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students Program Grant valued at $5.2 million.

Read More Armstrong to Present Visiting Writers Series Event Featuring Elise Blackwell on Oct. 5

(September 28, 2017) - Armstrong State University’s College of Liberal Arts will present a reading by acclaimed writer Elise Blackwell. The author of five novels, including Hunger, which was named the "Best Book of 2003” by the Los Angeles Times, Blackwell will read from her latest work of fiction, The Lower Quarter

Read More New Waters College of Health Professions Facility Breaks Ground

(Aug. 29, 2017) – Armstrong State University officially broke ground earlier today on the new building that will house the Waters College of Health Professions in Savannah. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal praised the $22 million state-of-the-art facility at a ceremony attended by more than 300 community leaders, political dignitaries, faculty, staff and students.

Read More Armstrong Liberty Center in Hinesville To Host Family-Friendly Open House on June 6

(May 18, 2017) – The Armstrong Liberty Center in Hinesville will host an open house event featuring free family-friendly fun. Tours of the Armstrong Liberty Center and information about academic programs will be available, plus free snow cones, cotton candy, face painting and more.

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