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 (2013)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree84
Master's Degree32

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male36
Female80

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
American Indian1
Asian3
Black29
Hispanic8
White68
Unknown3

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: 120
    • Average Annual Salary: $31,230

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

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 = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Tennessee State University

Nashville, TN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 40 students completed this program

Programs

  • Sports Medicine (B,M)

Free Will Baptist Bible College

Nashville, TN
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School Details

  • Type: Seminary and Bible College

Programs

  • Sports Medicine (B)
  • Sports Management (B)

Cumberland University

Lebanon, TN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Sports Medicine (B)
  • Sports Management (B)
  • Kinesiology And Exercise Science (B)

Bethel University

McKenzie, TN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 12 students completed this program

Programs

  • Sports Medicine (B)

Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, TN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 51 students completed this program

Programs

  • Sports Medicine (B,M,D)
  • Sports Management (B,M,D)
  • Kinesiology And Exercise Science (B,M,D)

The University of Tennessee - Martin

Martin, TN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 110 students completed this program

Programs

  • Sports Medicine (B)

Martin Methodist College

Pulaski, TN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Sports Medicine (B)
  • Sports Management (B)

Freed - Hardeman University

Henderson, TN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 12 students completed this program

Programs

  • Sports Medicine (B)
  • Kinesiology And Exercise Science (B)

Tennessee Technological University

Cookeville, TN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 120 students completed this program

Programs

  • Sports Medicine (B,M)

Lee University

Cleveland, TN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 7 students completed this program

Programs

  • Sports Medicine (B)

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