Sports Medicine in South Dakota

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Schools Offering Sports Medicine Programs in South Dakota


Around 0.1% of South Dakota's graduates graduate from sports medicine degree programs every year. That means an estimated 31 sports medicine professionals graduate from South Dakota's 4 sports medicine schools each year.

Top Schools

Augustana College, which is located in Sioux Falls, is the top-ranked school in South Dakota that has a sports medicine program. It received a ranking of 32nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Augustana College graduated 4 students from its sports medicine program. Students at Augustana College paid $25,104 per year in tuition fees.

Dakota Wesleyan University, which was ranked 46th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in South Dakota that has a sports medicine program. It is located in Mitchell. In 2010, Dakota Wesleyan University graduated 9 students from its sports medicine program. Students at Dakota Wesleyan University paid $19,850 per year in tuition fees.

South Dakota State University, which is located in Brookings, is the third-ranked school in South Dakota that has a sports medicine program. It received a ranking of 68th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 12 students graduated from South Dakota State University sports medicine program. The tuition rate at South Dakota State University was $6,444 per year.

Cost

Tuition at South Dakota's sports medicine schools ranges from $25,104 per year to $6,444 per year. But, the average tuition is $15,859 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at South Dakota sports medicine schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Augustana College - located in Sioux Falls, students are charged $25,104 per year
  2. Dakota Wesleyan University - located in Mitchell, students are charged $19,850 per year
  3. National American University-Rapid City - located in Rapid City, students are charged $12,038 per year

The lowest tuition rates at South Dakota sports medicine schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. South Dakota State University - located in Brookings, students are charged $6,444 per year
  2. National American University-Rapid City - located in Rapid City, students are charged $12,038 per year
  3. Dakota Wesleyan University - located in Mitchell, students are charged $19,850 per year

A sports medicine degree from a South Dakota school... what next?

Many South Dakota sports medicine graduates become a sports medicine coordinator , physical therapy professor, coach, physical therapist, and physical therapist assistant. In 2010, there were 2,010 sports medicine professional working in South Dakota, including 370 sports medicine physicians, 70 sports medicine coordinator s, and 170 physical therapy professors. The South Dakota counties with the largest populations of sports medicine professional are:

  1. Lincoln County - 690 sports medicine professionals
  2. Beadle County - 610 sports medicine professionals
  3. Meade County - 260 sports medicine professionals

Salary

On average, sports medicine professionals earn $77,108 per year. However, this number is only an average. Sports medicine professional in South Dakota had varying salaries from $16,210 to $91,260 per year in 2010. The counties in South Dakota with the highest average salary for sports medicine professionals are:

  1. Meade County - $108,153 per year
  2. Bennett County - $95,967 per year
  3. Lincoln County - $82,420 per year

On average, sports medicine professionals earn the least in the following South Dakota counties:

  1. Beadle County - $42,623 per year
  2. Aurora County - $46,775 per year
  3. Lincoln County - $82,420 per year

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

  1. Sports Medicine Physician - $222,780 per year
  2. Physical Therapy Professor - $69,900 per year
  3. Physical Therapist - $67,860 per year

On average, the lowest paid sports medicine professionals in South Dakota were:

  1. Physical Therapist Assistant - $32,860 per year
  2. Coach - $31,360 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional South Dakota statistics regarding a career in sports medicine. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as physical therapy or sports medicine.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Sports Medicine in South Dakota

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,560 miles from location South Dakota State University Brookings SD 31.8924 55% 12,376
6,879 miles from location National American University-Rapid City Rapid City SD 12.6507 n/a 1,973
6,562 miles from location Augustana College Sioux Falls SD 67.8064 42% 1,793
6,626 miles from location Dakota Wesleyan University Mitchell SD 53.9083 39% 763
 

Curious what studying Sports Medicine gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Physical Therapists + 590 $67,860 15.7%
2
Coaches and Scouts + 560 $31,360 14.3%
3
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other + 370 $222,780 37.0%
4
Physical Therapist Assistants + 250 $32,860 4.2%
5
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary + 170 $69,900 41.7%
6
Athletic Trainers + 70 $37,890 0.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are sports medicine related jobs in South Dakota