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Iowa Western Community College

Sports Medicine: General Education

Sports Medicine: General Education

Just the Facts

Program Start Term: Fall and Spring
Program Length: 2 Years
Award: A.S.

Average Class Size: 25
Part-Time or Full-Time: Both
Program Courses Offered: Day, Evening, Online
Program Locations: Council Bluffs Campus

About the Program

You can choose to get “lost in the crowd” of a large university while pursuing a degree in sports medicine or select Iowa Western’s Sports Medicine: General Education program to reach the ground floor of this sports injury/exercise-related career field. This wide-ranging program will reward successful candidates with an Associate of Science degree designed to transfer to four-year institutions to complete a bachelor’s degree.

With an advanced degree you will be eligible to seek employment in many different fields, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, cardiac rehabilitation, corporate wellness, personal training, and exercise science.

Once you complete this program, you’ll be fully prepared to advance toward a bachelor’s degree at a four-year institution and a higher-paying position.

Career Information

The Sports Medicine: General Education Option program is designed for students to transfer to a four-year institution. This program is for students who will pursue a career in a sports injury or exercise related health field but who are not interested in the athletic training profession. Some careers relating to sports medicine are physical therapy, corporate wellness, exercise science, occupational therapy, cardiac rehabilitation, radiology technician, and physician’s assistant, to name a few.