Sports Medicine - B.S.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The Sports Medicine degree program is for students who envision a future career in healthcare professions such as Athletic Trainer, Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Physician Assistant, or Orthopedic Medicine – a branch of medicine that focuses on the care of the skeletal system.  This academic major provides students with the foundational knowledge of the human body, sport performance, and basic injury care. This major also provides students with the prerequisite coursework they will need to become eligible for graduate school. Healthcare professional preparation programs typically require that students hold an earned a bachelor’s degree prior to admission into graduate school. This major is for students that wish to pursue graduate school at other universities and colleges upon earning their bachelor’s degree at Millersville University. Admission to graduate school is highly competitive. Many programs require that candidates complete an interview and to demonstrate their ability for advanced study through undergraduate grades earned and overall grade point average. Students in the Sports Medicine program are assigned an academic advisor who will recommend strategies that promote success.

 

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