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Schools Offering Sports Medicine Programs in Alabama

Around 0.0% of Alabama's graduates graduate from sports medicine degree programs every year. That means an estimated 48 sports medicine professionals graduate from Alabama's 6 sports medicine schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Alabama with a sports medicine program is Huntingdon College, which is located in Montgomery. In 2010, it was ranked 45th nationwide. In 2010, Huntingdon College graduated 2 students from its sports medicine program. Huntingdon College charged in-state students $20,990 in tuition fees per year.

The University of Alabama, which is located in Tuscaloosa, is the second-ranked school in Alabama that has a sports medicine program. It received a ranking of 60th in the country in 2010. 22 students graduated with degree in sports medicine from The University of Alabama in 2010. The tuition rate at The University of Alabama was $7,900 per year.

The third-ranked school in Alabama with a sports medicine program is Samford University, which is located in Birmingham. In 2010, it was ranked 66th nationwide. 2 students graduated with degree in sports medicine from Samford University in 2010. The tuition rate at Samford University was $21,942 per year.


If you choose to attend a Alabama sports medicine school, average tuition will be $13,223 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $5,860 per year to $21,942 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Alabama sports medicine schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Samford University - located in Birmingham, students are charged $21,942 per year
  2. Huntingdon College - located in Montgomery, students are charged $20,990 per year
  3. University of Mobile - located in Eight Mile, students are charged $16,120 per year

The following Alabama sports medicine schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Troy University - located in Troy, students are charged $5,860 per year
  2. University of West Alabama - located in Livingston, students are charged $6,524 per year
  3. The University of Alabama - located in Tuscaloosa, students are charged $7,900 per year

A sports medicine degree from an Alabama school... what next?

Some of the most popular jobs sports medicine graduates in Alabama pursue include sports medicine coordinator , physical therapy professor, coach, physical therapist, and physical therapist assistant. If you decide to work as a sports medicine professional in Alabama, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 12,040 Alabama sports medicine professional as of 2010. This number includes 3,280 sports medicine physicians, 240 sports medicine coordinator s, and 2,410 physical therapy professors. The following counties have the largest number of Alabama sports medicine professionals:

  1. Bibb County - 1,980 sports medicine professionals
  2. Limestone County - 1,140 sports medicine professionals
  3. Mobile County - 780 sports medicine professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of sports medicine professionals is expected to grow by 25% by 2018. There are projected to be 7,490 sports medicine professionals working in Alabama then. Of these 7,490 sports medicine professionals, the government predicts that an unknown number will be sports medicine physicians, 360 will be sports medicine coordinator s, and an unknown number will be physical therapy professors.


sports medicine professionals in Alabama earn $86,217 per year on average. However, Alabama sports medicine professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,380 per year to more than $151,290 per year in 2010. Sports medicine professionals in the following Alabama counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Cullman County - $220,050 per year
  2. Etowah County - $127,053 per year
  3. Chambers County - $118,537 per year

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

  1. Colbert County - $47,233 per year
  2. Bibb County - $77,396 per year
  3. Lee County - $81,190 per year

The sports medicine professionals with highest average salaries in Alabama were:

  1. Sports Medicine Physician - $222,610 per year
  2. Physical Therapy Professor - $97,350 per year
  3. Physical Therapist - $77,090 per year

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

  1. Sports Medicine Coordinator - $41,440 per year
  2. Coach - $33,270 per year

More Information

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

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  • Bachelor's Degree in Sports Medicine in Alabama

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 3,280 $222,610 79.2%
Coaches and Scouts 2,850 $33,270 22.8%
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 2,410 $97,350 85.4%
Physical Therapists 1,860 $77,090 7.5%
Physical Therapist Assistants 1,400 $45,540 32.1%
Athletic Trainers 240 $41,440 84.6%

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