M.Sc. Blended

Sports Medicine

University of Western States

18 months
450 USD/credit 19200 USD/year
450 USD/credit 19200 USD/year
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Sports Medicine from University of Western States is a natural fit for chiropractic physicians and other health care professionals who desire a specialty practice working with athletes. A sports medicine master’s degree can open up opportunities to work with various sports teams (high school, collegiate and professional) and in sports-related facilities. 


Sports Medicine from University of Western States is designed to provide students with advanced training in the prevention, evaluation and management of injuries and disorders affecting athletes and others participating in sports activities. 

As a professional master’s degree, it is targeted at students with prior training in the evaluation and management of neuromusculoskeletal disorders. This audience includes chiropractic program students, chiropractic physicians, athletic trainers, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other health care providers.

Graduates with Sports Medicine  from University of Western States will be able to:

  • Develop evidence informed treatment plans for athletes and active populations.
  • Demonstrate appropriate care of injuries for athletes and active populations.
  • Develop evidence informed performance enhancement plans for athletes and active populations.
  • Utilize emergency, urgent, and first aid procedures for athletes and active populations.
  • Apply supplemental strategies based upon clinical needs of athletes and active populations.
  • Communicate knowledge of the evidence-based guidelines for working with special population in exercise and sport.
  • Apply ethical and professional practices in sports care.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biostatistics 
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Special Populations
  • Sport Psychology 
  • Emergency Management
  • Sports Performance Enhancement
  • Sports Nutrition

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


64 SCH
  • 60.5 quarter (40.3 semester) for UWS DC students
  • 38 quarter (25.3 semester) for practicing clinicians



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree (or foreign equivalent)
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA in health care degree program, including a concurrent program such as the UWS DC program.
  • Minimum Experience
  • Academic achievements, professional accomplishments and experience in the field.
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended colleges and universities 
  • Statement of purpose and supplemental essays 
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Resume or CV
  • Attend an on-campus informational session or participate in an in-person or telephone interview

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 450 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    19200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 450 USD per credit during 18 months.

Living costs for Portland

1271 - 2262 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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