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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.

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(February 13, 2017) – Kick start your career in information technology, business economics, health science or another exciting field with this one-day registration event for new students. Complete an application, be admitted and sign up for the upcoming minimester all on the same day. All application fees will be waived for this event. Click through for additional details.

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(January 17, 2017) – Armstrong State University will host a free lecture “Cannabis and Cannabinoids: Review of Existing and Potential Therapeutic Applications in Oncology" by Radiation Therapy Program Coordinator Pam Cartright. This event is free and open to the public.

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(January 10, 2016) – In a report published today, U.S.News & World Report ranks Armstrong State University #41 on the 2017 Best Online Criminal Justice Programs list. Armstrong is the only institution in Georgia to be included in the national rankings.

Read More Great Dane’s Hammond for Hope Foundation Awards Two Scholarships to Armstrong

(December 9, 2016) – Armstrong State University has received a three-year commitment from the Hammond for Hope Foundation -- founded by Great Dane -- to fund two scholarships, beginning in fall 2017. One $10,000 scholarship and one $5,000 scholarship will be awarded annually to students working toward graduate degrees in Armstrong’s Communication Sciences and Disorders program. 

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