Master of Science in Sports Medicine

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Become a sports medicine professional. The Master of Science in Sports Medicine (MScSM) program is designed for students who want to apply integrative medicine principles to the care and support of athletes and active individuals. Students are trained to make holistic recommendations that not only encompass injury prevention and rehabilitation, but also encourage appropriate nutritional support, accommodate personal health challenges, and support the client’s goals and values. Practical experience in athletic training, athletic rehabilitation, and clinical sports medicine reinforce skills learned in didactic courses.

Core courses provide concrete skills in:

  • Athletic training
  • Exercise pathophysiology
  • Injury prevention and rehabilitation
  • Program design
  • Sports nutrition
  • Sports psychology

Program Outcomes

The Master of Science in Sports Medicine program trains students in master’s level, evidence-based sports medicine by offering courses that cater to multiple career paths, and specific tracks that prepare students to sit for several external certification exams.

Graduates of this program will:

Be prepared for careers in sports medicine consulting, sports medicine research, fitness instruction, and community exercise program development.

As a medical professional (ND, MD, DO, DC, LAc, etc.), be able to develop a specialty in sports medicine for their practice.

Be prepared to sit for external certification exams in athletic training, personal training, and strength and conditioning.

Estimated Program Cost

Current tuition, as of 2016–2017, for graduate programs is $414 per credit. Tuition is subject to change. Please contact the Office of Admissions for current information. Students concurrently enrolled in an additional degree program at NUNM may transfer in applicable course credits.

Estimated total program cost: $26,796*
(64 credits x $414/credit + $300 estimated course lab fees)
*Tuition and program requirements are subject to change.

Admissions Requirements