M.Sc. On Campus

Sports Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

24 months
46814 USD/year
46814 USD/year
27590 USD/year
Tuition fee
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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. 


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.


  • 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


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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

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  • International

    46814 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 46814 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    46814 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 46814 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    27590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27590 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Pittsburgh

1148 - 1944 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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