Sports Medicine in Louisiana

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Schools Offering Sports Medicine Programs in Louisiana


Around 0.0% of Louisiana's graduates graduate from sports medicine degree programs every year. Thus, Louisiana's 5 sports medicine schools put out approximately 25 sports medicine professionals each year.

Top Schools

Louisiana College, which was ranked 42nd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Louisiana that has a sports medicine program. It is located in Pineville. 4 students graduated with a degree in sports medicine from Louisiana College in 2010. The tuition rate at Louisiana College was $13,030 per year.

University of Louisiana at Lafayette, which was ranked 70th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Louisiana that has a sports medicine program. It is located in Lafayette. In 2010, 6 students graduated from University of Louisiana at Lafayette sports medicine program. Students at University of Louisiana at Lafayette paid $4,426 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Louisiana that has a sports medicine program is Southeastern Louisiana University. Southeastern Louisiana University, which was ranked 73rd in the country in 2010, is located in Hammond. In 2010, 5 students graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University sports medicine program. Tuition at Southeastern Louisiana University was $4,000 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Louisiana's sports medicine schools ranges from $13,030 per year to $3,987 per year. But, the average tuition is $5,947 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Louisiana sports medicine schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Louisiana College - located in Pineville, students are charged $13,030 per year
  2. University of Louisiana at Lafayette - located in Lafayette, students are charged $4,426 per year
  3. Nicholls State University - located in Thibodaux, students are charged $4,292 per year

The sports medicine schools in Louisiana that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. McNeese State University - located in Lake Charles, students are charged $3,987 per year
  2. Southeastern Louisiana University - located in Hammond, students are charged $4,000 per year
  3. Nicholls State University - located in Thibodaux, students are charged $4,292 per year

A sports medicine degree from a Louisiana school... what next?

Sports medicine coordinator , physical therapy professor, coach, physical therapist, and physical therapist assistant are the professions of choice for a majority of sports medicine graduates in Louisiana. If you decide to work as a sports medicine professional in Louisiana, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 9,140 Louisiana sports medicine professional as of 2010. This number includes 3,240 sports medicine physicians, 200 sports medicine coordinator s, and 1,170 physical therapy professors. The Louisiana counties with the largest populations of sports medicine professional are:

  1. Jefferson Davis County - 2,350 sports medicine professionals
  2. Ascension County - 1,790 sports medicine professionals
  3. Bossier County - 850 sports medicine professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of sports medicine professionals in Louisiana will grow by 22%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 7,080 sports medicine professionals working in Louisiana. The greatest growth for sports medicine professional is predicted to be amongst Physical Therapist Assistants, who are expected to increase by 33% by 2018.

Salary

sports medicine professionals in Louisiana make an average of $81,022 per year. However, Louisiana sports medicine professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,400 per year to more than $141,450 per year in 2010. On average sports medicine professional earn the most in the following Louisiana counties:

  1. Grant County - $102,243 per year
  2. Lafourche County - $100,843 per year
  3. Calcasieu County - $96,950 per year

The Louisiana counties with the lowest average salary for sports medicine professionals are:

  1. Tangipahoa County - $78,970 per year
  2. Ouachita County - $87,560 per year
  3. Allen County - $87,588 per year

On average, the highest paid sports medicine professionals in Louisiana were:

  1. Sports Medicine Physician - $192,820 per year
  2. Physical Therapy Professor - $98,740 per year
  3. Physical Therapist - $79,920 per year

The sports medicine professionals with lowest average salaries in Louisiana were:

  1. Coach - $40,370 per year
  2. Sports Medicine Coordinator - $31,210 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in sports medicine in Louisiana and to compare salaries with various related fields such as physical therapy or sports medicine, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Sports Medicine in Louisiana

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,345 miles from location University of Louisiana at Lafayette Lafayette LA 30.0932 51% 16,361
6,253 miles from location Southeastern Louisiana University Hammond LA 27.3418 83% 15,151
6,417 miles from location McNeese State University Lake Charles LA 25.7036 61% 8,638
6,345 miles from location Nicholls State University Thibodaux LA 24.6015 84% 7,169
6,368 miles from location Louisiana College Pineville LA 57.9717 46% 1,461
 

Curious what studying Sports Medicine gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Louisiana

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other + 3,240 $192,820 52.1%
2
Physical Therapists + 2,230 $79,920 5.7%
3
Coaches and Scouts + 1,460 $40,370 -20.7%
4
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary + 1,170 $98,740 -32.0%
5
Physical Therapist Assistants + 840 $43,070 5.0%
6
Athletic Trainers + 200 $31,210 53.8%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are sports medicine related jobs in Louisiana