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Sports Medicine Degree at Austin Peay State University (APSU)

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Sports Medicine Degree

The sports medicine program at Austin Peay State University prepares students for a career as a fitness worker, physical therapist, or athletic trainer. The program focuses on activities and principles that promote physical fitness, achieve and maintain athletic prowess, and accomplish research and service goals. Program courses include: human movement studies, motivation studies, rules and practice of specific sports, exercise and fitness, principles and techniques, basic athletic injury prevention and treatment, and organizing and leading fitness and sports programs. Get more details below including other Tennessee colleges that offer sports medicine degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Sports Medicine Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Austin Peay State University has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Students by Academic Level (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Bachelor's Degree52
    Master's Degree24

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male13
    Female63

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Asian2
    Black23
    Hispanic3
    White43
    Unknown1

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Sports Medicine program at APSU, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

  • Description:

    Teach courses pertaining to recreation, leisure, and fitness studies, including exercise physiology and facilities management. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Athletes and Sports Competitors

  • Description:

    Compete in athletic events.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, athletes and sports competitors employment is expected to grow at a rate of 21.6% from 2010 to 2020

Coaches and Scouts

  • Description:

    Instruct or coach groups or individuals in the fundamentals of sports. Demonstrate techniques and methods of participation. May evaluate athletes' strengths and weaknesses as possible recruits or to improve the athletes' technique to prepare them for competition. Those required to hold teaching degrees should be reported in the appropriate teaching category.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, coaches and scouts employment is expected to grow at a rate of 29.4% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Clarksville, TN-KY
      • Total Employment: 80
      • Average Annual Salary: $39,050

Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors

  • Description:

    Instruct or coach groups or individuals in exercise activities. Demonstrate techniques and form, observe participants, and explain to them corrective measures necessary to improve their skills.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, fitness trainers and aerobics instructors employment is expected to grow at a rate of 24.0% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Clarksville, TN-KY
      • Total Employment: 80
      • Average Hourly Rate: $13.42
      • Average Annual Salary: $27,920

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Sports Medicine Programs in Tennessee

Sports Medicine programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Tennessee State University

Nashville, TN
Type: 4-Year Public College

54 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Sports Medicine (B,M)
Belmont University

Nashville, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

22 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Sports Medicine (B)
  • Sports Management (B)
  • Kinesiology And Exercise Science (B)
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Trevecca Nazarene University

Nashville, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Sports Medicine (B)
  • Sports Management (B)
  • Kinesiology And Exercise Science (B)
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Cumberland University

Lebanon, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Sports Medicine (B)
  • Sports Management (B)
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Bethel University

McKenzie, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

9 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Sports Medicine (B)
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Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, TN
Type: 4-Year Public College

66 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Sports Medicine (B,M,D)
  • Kinesiology And Exercise Science (B,M,D)
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The University of Tennessee - Martin

Martin, TN
Type: 4-Year Public College

81 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Sports Medicine (B)
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Martin Methodist College

Pulaski, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

11 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Sports Medicine (B)
  • Sports Management (B)
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Freed - Hardeman University

Henderson, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

10 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Sports Medicine (B)
  • Kinesiology And Exercise Science (B)
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Tennessee Technological University

Cookeville, TN
Type: 4-Year Public College

85 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Sports Medicine (B,M)