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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.