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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 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.

Read More Governor Nathan Deal Approves $22 Million in Construction Funding for New College of Health Professions Center at Armstrong

(May 1, 2017) – Today, Governor Nathan Deal signed the FY18 budget for the State of Georgia, which includes $22 million in construction funding to build a health professions building on the Armstrong State University campus.

Read More Armstrong Biology Senior Selected for National Science Foundation Summer Research Opportunity at UC Berkeley

(April 6, 2017) – Rising Armstrong State University senior Haley Breanne Kodak has been selected as one of 10 students to participate in the National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates program at the University of California (UC), Berkeley. From June 4 through Aug. 11, Kodak, a first-generation college student and Biology major, will live on campus at UC Berkeley and work on an individual biology research project with a faculty member.

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