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Earn a Graduate Certificate in Sports Medicine

Turn your passion for sports and health and wellness into a vibrant career by earning a Graduate Certificate in Sports Medicine from Tulane School of Medicine in partnership with Tulane School of Professional Advancement and Tulane Center for Sport. The Graduate Certificate in Sports Medicine provides students with an introduction to the foundational knowledge and skills important to the recognition, care, prevention, and rehabilitation of athletic injury; the assessment and response to emergency situations involving athletes; and research into sports performance methods. Prepare for your start in the sports industry by gaining in-depth knowledge of sports medicine fundamentals or work toward a master's degree via our stackable graduate certificate program.


Tuition: $1,119 per credit Tuition Calculator

Earn Your MS in Sport Studies

You can receive a standalone certificate in sports medicine or continue to "stack" other sport-focused, graduate-level certificates to apply your credits toward an online MS in Sport Studies. Our program follows a multidisciplinary approach to sport that emphasizes a broad set of skills so that you can pursue roles within a variety of settings with sport as a central focus. If you would like to pursue an MS degree and apply your certificate credits toward degree completion, please contact the Program Director, Dr. Lanie Dornier, for next steps.





Sports Medicine Certificate Requirements

The sports medicine graduate certificate includes 12 credits and will help you develop a diverse base of knowledge and skills in medicine, conditioning, and nutrition necessary to work successfully with current and former athletes. Review course offerings, your options for career advancement, student resources, and more to learn about this valuable addition to your academic portfolio and resume.


  • SPMD 6100 Foundations of Sports Medicine
  • SPMD 6110 Non-Traumatic Injuries in Athletics
  • SPMD 6120 Sports Performance Enhancement
  • SPMD 6130 Continuum of Care: Developing a Sports Medicine Program

Advance Your Career in Sports

Take your career in sports to new heights with a program specially designed for working adults just like you. As one of the fastest-growing job markets in the nation, growing your expertise in a sports-related discipline can prepare you for lucrative roles throughout the country. With comprehensive sport studies education, you'll feel confident in pursuing a wide range of rewarding roles, including:

  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Secondary Athletic Administrator
  • Collegiate Athletic Administrator


Learn From Accomplished Professionals in the Field

Our program faculty includes decorated professionals with decades of industry experience. You'll gain valuable insight that will provide you more than just an education; you'll work with professionals that are dedicated to your success beyond course completion.



Build a Schedule That Works For You

Online learning at Tulane SoPA provides students the flexibility to work and learn on their own time by allowing them to create a schedule that suits their lifestyle. Study and complete coursework according to your availability and from anywhere you want, with access to support from career advisors at every step of the way.

New opportunities are possible with Tulane School of Professional Advancement. We can help you affordably pursue a new career with financial assistance in the form of grants and loans and credit for life and work experience. Request more information about our program's department to learn more about career opportunities in the sports industry.




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