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Sport Medicine

About the B.S. in Sport Medicine Degree

Cedarville University's three-year, distinctly Christian B.S. in sport medicine program will prepare you to enter Cedarville’s Master of Athletic Training (M.A.T.)* program. When you enter this B.S. program with preferred admission to the M.A.T. program, you ensure your spot in graduate school, freeing you to truly enjoy your undergraduate experience.

With the Sport Medicine + M.A.T. option, we have strategically designed the B.S. in sport medicine curriculum so the senior year is taken as part of the first year of our M.A.T. program. When you are admitted into the M.A.T. program, you are able to complete a B.S. in sport medicine, a Bible minor, and a Master of Athletic Training degree in just five years.

If you do not want to pursue an M.A.T., you may complete a fourth year in the sport medicine program and graduate with a bachelor’s degree.

*Cedarville University will pursue a degree level change in its current athletic training program accreditation through CAATE prior to the launch of the Master of Athletic Training in 2022.

Why Study Sports Medicine at Cedarville?

Sport Medicine Program Highlights

Biblical — With biblical integration in every course, you will discover how to serve your patients with the mind of Christ.

State-of-the-art facilities — Program utilizes Cedarville’s 3,000-square-foot athletic training facility with a devoted educational laboratory.

Mentoring faculty — Christian faculty members and practicing clinicians will teach, advise, and care about your success.

What Can I Do With a Sport Medicine Degree?

This sport medicine program is specifically designed to prepare you to enter Cedarville’s Master of Athletic Training program. You will also be able to pursue graduate-level education in occupational therapy, physician assistant, physical therapy, and other similar health fields.

With the four-year B.S. in sport medicine, you will be able to fill entry-level positions in the fitness industry.

Kinesiology and Allied Health

Cedarville's Kinesiology and Allied Health programs will help you reach your career goals in human performance and health care fields.

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Athletic Training Students

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Placement Success

We’re proud of our successful graduates! 97% of 2019 graduates from the Department of Kinesiology and Allied Health were employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation.

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Cedarville University’s Board of Trustees approved curriculum for a physician assistant (PA) program, approved a new dean for the school of education, and affirmed eight other new faculty members at its annual May meeting.

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Graduate and undergraduate students will be welcomed back to campus as scheduled on August 14-16, 2020.

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Senior Celebration Honors Largest Graduating Class

There were 826 undergraduate and graduate students earning 832 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees during the special online celebration. Commencement will still be held Homecoming Weekend, October 2-3, with full regalia.

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COVID-19 Sparks Special Celebration to Honor the Class of 2020

The senior class will be recognized with May 2 online event at 10 a.m. and other special observances.

Program Faculty

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Mike Weller, M.S.

Associate Professor of Athletic Training

  • Location CAL 223C
  • Phone 937-766-3205
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Kurt Beachy, M.S.

Instructor of Kinesiology and Allied Health

  • Location CAL 222
  • Phone 937-766-3190
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