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Sports Medicine

University of Western States

M.Sc. Blended
18 months
Duration
417 USD/credit
417 USD/credit
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About

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. 

Overview

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

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

38-60.5 alternative credits
  • 60.5 quarter (40.3 semester) for UWS DC students
  • 38 quarter (25.3 semester) for practicing clinicians

Delivered

Blended

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.
2.5

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

  • 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

  • International

    417 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 417 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    417 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 417 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

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