Sports Medicine

Sports medicine is playing an increasingly common role in the lives of all active people, from weekend warriors and half-marathoners to college and professional athletes. With the ever-growing emphasis on healthy, active lifestyles, human beings are involved in dizzying array of physical activities — and they often get injured. Fortunately, sports medicine is keeping science at the forefront of injury prevention and treatment, and it may be the perfect place for you to be, too.

Whether your goal is to be an Athletic Trainer, Personal Trainer, Physical Therapist or Assistant, Recreational Therapist or Orthopedist, get your start at Indian Hills Community College in Iowa. Graduates will be prepared to transfer to a 4-year college or university and pursue the Sports Medicine program of your choice or you can complete a Physical Therapist Assistant A.A.S. degree at Indian Hills.

Here’s a brief overview of the program.

Campus Ottumwa Campus
Entry Term All Terms
Length of Program 6 Terms (18 Months)
Diploma/Degree Associate of Arts Degree (A.A.)

What Will You Do?

You’ll learn the basics of Sports Medicine through course work and practicum experiences, which take place in the athletic training rooms here at Indian Hills. You’ll be working with real athletes, alongside Certified Athletic Trainers, learning basic taping techniques and injury evaluations. You’ll have the opportunity to see an athlete through the entire process of injury-return to play. And our goal is to get you into the clinics and hospitals of our area sports medicine team which includes orthopedic surgeons, chiropractors, physical therapists, etc.

Check out the Sports Medicine program details to see how our Focus Area at Indian Hills Community College will help you get a Life.Changing. Career. Other important information related to becoming a student can also be found in the links below, so get started today!

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Questions? Don’t stress. Just ask Kristin!

Kristin Mayson, Program Director
(641)-683-5166 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5166
Kristin.Mayson@indianhills.edu