Sports Medicine - Allied Health Technology
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.
Why Study This Program
The sports medicine program 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.
What You Will Learn
The clinical programs provide classroom, laboratory and patient experiences under the supervision of medical instructors. Our curricula in allied health are designed to be rigorous and challenging, and provide both depth of knowledge in a specialized area of biology in preparation for a career in healthcare as well as a solid, broad background in biology and the physical sciences. In a society that is increasingly dependent upon technology, it is very important that all biologists develop technological competency. We strive to help our allied health students develop the necessary computer, analytic and contemporary experimental skills to be competitive in today’s marketplace.