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Master of Science, Sports Medicine (MSSM)

About the Program

Format: In person at the Armstrong Campus in Savannah
Credit Hours: 36
Entry Terms: Fall, Spring

Sports Medicine is a broad field that involves assisting individuals, both athletes and the general population, in reaching their optimal health and performance. Approved by the National Strength and Conditioning Education Recognition Program (ERP), our graduate degree provides opportunities to present research at national meetings, with many submitted for publication in professional journals. A Master of Science program will assist you in gaining the necessary preparation in becoming a practitioner that helps individuals to not only improve fitness and physical performance but also address injury prevention and recovery.

Admission Requirements

  1. Completion of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  2. A minimum 2.8 cumulative undergraduate grade point average
  3. GRE no less than 146 Verbal and 142 Quantitative
  4. Formal Statement of Graduate Education Goals (Statement of Purpose)

*International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES accredited evaluation service and must be a course by course evaluation and include a GPA. (

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Advanced Bachelor’s to Master’s (ABM) Information

Qualified students may be eligible for an accelerated bachelor’s to master’s (ABM) program. ABM programs allow you to begin graduate studies in your senior year so you can accelerate completion of a graduate degree. You’ll earn both a bachelor’s and a graduate degree faster. And since any graduate courses taken as an undergraduate are billed at the undergraduate tuition rate, you’ll save money too. Learn more about accelerated bachelor’s to master’s programs. (ABM)



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*The application and all ​​required documents listed on the “admissions requirements” tab​ for the program must be received by the deadline.  If all required documents are not received by the deadline your application will not be considered for admission.

Program Contact Information

Andrew Flatt, Ph.D., 
Graduate Program Coordinator

Last updated: 2/14/2024