Degree Type: Bachelors Degree
Format: In-Person

Keep Your Community Healthy and Active with a Career in Sports Medicine

A degree in Sports Medicine is the first step in many career paths including athletic trainer, physical therapist, exercise physiologist, and physician.

Our program is unique because it offers Sports Medicine course work at the undergraduate level. The combination of classroom education and clinical experience means you graduate ready to jump into this quickly growing profession and spend your life helping others while doing what you love!

Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Medicine

  • Open to freshmen and transfer students
  • 2018 regulations require all new athletic trainers have a Master’s Degree, so a Bachelor’s Degree is your first step to a successful career in athletic training
  • Major includes classroom education and clinical experience

With openings in the sports medicine and athletic training fields predicted to increase 21% over the next 10 years, your degree gives the competitive edge you need to succeed in this exciting career.

Program Requirements

(In addition to Warner Pacific Core Studies Requirements)
Sports Medicine Core Courses
BIO 221 | Human Anatomy and Physiology I | 4 credits
BIO 222 | Human Anatomy and Physiology II | 4 credits
KIN 230 | Introduction to Kinesiology | 3 credits
KIN 325 | Biomechanics | 3 credits
KIN 460 | Test, Measurements, and Evaluation | 3 credits
  OR MA 342 | Statistical Methods | 4 credits
KIN 475 | Exercise Physiology | 4 credits
HE 240 | Nutrition | 3 credits
  OR HE 330 | Sports Nutrition | 3 credits
SM 311 | Clinical Evaluation and Rehabilition of Athletic Injuries – Lower Body | 3 credits
SM 312 | Clinical Evaluation and Rehabilition of Athletic Injuries – Upper Body | 3 credits
SM 393 | Research Methods in Sports Medicine | 3 credits
SM 410 | Therapeutic Modalities in Athletic Training | 3 credits
SM 420 | Therapeutic Exercise and Rehabilitation in Athletic Training | 3 credits
KIN 490 | Senior Seminar | 1 credit
KIN 494 | Sports Medicine Internship | 4 credits
SRM/PHIL 250 | Sports Ethics | 3 credits
  OR PHIL 300 | Ethics | 3 credits

(In addition to Warner Pacific Core Studies Requirements)
Sports Medicine Core Courses
BIO 221 | Human Anatomy and Physiology I | 4 credits
BIO 222 | Human Anatomy and Physiology II | 4 credits
EXSC 325 | Kinesiology | 3 credits
EXSC 460 | Test, Measurements, and Evaluation | 3 credits
  OR MA 342 | Statistical Methods | 4 credits
EXSC 475 | Exercise Physiology | 4 credits
HE 240 | Nutrition | 3 credits
  OR HE 330 | Sports Nutrition | 3 credits
SM 230 | Introduction to Sports Medicine | 3 credits
SM 311 | Clinical Evaluation and Rehabilition of Athletic Injuries – Lower Body | 3 credits
SM 312 | Clinical Evaluation and Rehabilition of Athletic Injuries – Upper Body | 3 credits
SM 393 | Research Methods in Sports Medicine | 3 credits
SM 410 | Therapeutic Modalities in Athletic Training | 3 credits
SM 420 | Therapeutic Exercise and Rehabilitation in Athletic Training | 3 credits
SM 490 | Senior Seminar | 1 credit
SM 494 | Sports Medicine Internship | 4 credits
SRM/PHIL 250 | Sports Ethics | 3 credits
  OR PHIL 300 | Ethics | 3 credits

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