Associate Degree in Sports Medicine

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Program Description

The Sports Medicine program leads to an Associate of Science degree curriculum preparing students to transfer to a four-year institution. Certification athletic trainers are professionals who specialize in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of injuries caused by athletic, physical activity. This program will provide the background and fundamentals needed to successfully pursue a bachelor’s degree. It also gives students exposure to the life of athletic trainers.

With the completion of a bachelor’s degree, certified athletic trainers are employed in colleges, high schools, doctor’s offices and clinics. Many athletic trainers continue their education to the master’s degree level.

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Related Careers

  • Fitness and Wellness Coordinator
  • Fitness Trainer and Aerobics Instructor
  • Physical Therapist Aide
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Dietetic Technician
  • Exercise Physiologist
Last updated Dec 2017

About the School

Western Iowa Tech Community College is a publicly supported comprehensive community college serving the Iowa counties of Cherokee, Crawford, Ida, Monona, Plymouth, and Woodbury, which have a combined ... Read More

Western Iowa Tech Community College is a publicly supported comprehensive community college serving the Iowa counties of Cherokee, Crawford, Ida, Monona, Plymouth, and Woodbury, which have a combined population of about 180,000. A nine-member Board of Directors provides governance for Western Iowa Tech Community College. The board members are elected from the nine districts in the six-county service area... Read less