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The Sports Medicine (SM) concentration leading to a Master of Science degree in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences is a two-year graduate program housed within the Department of Sports Medicine and Nutrition.

Program Summary
36 credits (full-time only)
4 terms
Program starts fall term only

Sports medicine is a multidisciplinary field that focuses on health care issues for athletes and physically active individuals. The SM program has a research focus and provides a core curriculum that is central to the pathokinesiology of joint injury and the principles by which restoration of joint function is accomplished. Graduates of the program seek appointments in both clinical and educational settings at colleges and universities, high schools and private sports medicine clinics. Individuals who have successfully completed our program include physical therapists, bioengineers and exercise physiologists.    

Graduate assistantships are available to applicants who are athletic trainers and include appointments at the University of Pittsburgh. The yearly assistantships include tuition remission and stipend.