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Sports Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
46814 USD/year
46814 USD/year
27590 USD/year
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About

The Sports Medicine (SM) program at the University of Pittsburgh focuses on enhancing the knowledge base in the prevention, assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries and illness. 

Overview

Athletic Trainers, other health care professionals and individuals interested in sports medicine will find the curriculum well-suited to meet their post-professional goals and objectives. Several graduate assistantships are offered through our program.

Students in the Sports Medicine program at the University of Pittsburgh can choose to pursue either a thesis or non-thesis track in the Sports Medicine curriculum, both of which prepare students for a career in Sports Medicine or further studies in another health-related field.

Research

  • Students are provided with a research experience within the Neuromuscular Research Laboratory/Warrior Human Performance Research Center that focuses on issues central to clinical research in orthopedics and sports medicine. 
  • Research includes the use of electromyography, motion analysis, isokinetic dynamometry, physiological, proprioceptive, and balance assessment modalities for the purpose of defining and restoring function as well as optimizing performance in military personnel, injured athletes, and in physically active individuals. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Pathokinesiology of Orthopaedic Injury
  • Seminar in Sports Medicine
  • Research Seminar in Sports Medicine
  • Anatomical Basis of Sports Medicine
  • Laboratory Techniques in Sports Medicine 
  • Exercise Physiology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the SHRS ApplyYourself online application
  • Submit the application fee of $50 (U.S.)
  • Submit a self-evaluation essay addressing your purpose for applying to the program, your ability to successfully complete the program, and your goals (short and long term)
  • Submit three letters of reference, preferably from individuals who have instructed you in academic settings and/or supervised research activities. These letters should address the applicant’s academic, professional, clinical (as appropriate) and personal attributes; as well as potential for meaningful graduate study.
  • Submit official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended

Tuition Fee

  • International

    46814 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46814 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    46814 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46814 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    27590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27590 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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