There are schools offering sports medicine degrees in Minnesota!
Schools Offering Sports Medicine Programs in Minnesota
Each year, approximately 0.0% of Minnesota graduates receive degrees in sports medicine. That means an estimated 57 sports medicine professionals graduate from Minnesota's 8 sports medicine schools each year.
The top-ranked school in Minnesota that has a sports medicine program is University of Minnesota-Duluth. University of Minnesota-Duluth, which was ranked 36th in the country in 2010, is located in Duluth. In 2010, 5 students graduated from University of Minnesota-Duluth's sports medicine program. Students at University of Minnesota-Duluth paid $11,808 per year in tuition fees.
Gustavus Adolphus College, which was ranked 63rd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Minnesota that has a sports medicine program. It is located in Saint Peter. In 2010, Gustavus Adolphus College graduated 7 students from its sports medicine program. Gustavus Adolphus College charged in-state students $33,500 in tuition fees per year.
Bethel University, which is located in Saint Paul, is the third-ranked school in Minnesota that has a sports medicine program. It received a ranking of 66th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 10 students graduated from Bethel University sports medicine program. Students at Bethel University paid $28,080 per year in tuition fees.
If you are hoping to attend one of Minnesota's sports medicine schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $13,038 per year, though tuition can range from $33,500 per year to $4,608 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Minnesota sports medicine schools were charged at the following schools:
- Gustavus Adolphus College - located in Saint Peter, students are charged $33,500 per year
- Bethel University - located in Saint Paul, students are charged $28,080 per year
- University of Minnesota-Duluth - located in Duluth, students are charged $11,808 per year
The following Minnesota sports medicine schools had the lowest tuition rates:
- Lake Superior College - located in Duluth, students are charged $4,608 per year
- Saint Paul College - A Community and Technical College - located in Saint Paul, students are charged $4,719 per year
- Saint Cloud State University - located in Saint Cloud, students are charged $6,660 per year
A sports medicine degree from a Minnesota school... what next?
sports medicine graduates in Minnesota can go into a variety of professions such as sports medicine coordinator , physical therapy professor, coach, physical therapist, and physical therapist assistant. 13,160 sports medicine professionals were working in Minnesota in 2010. Of these, 4,250 were sports medicine physicians. In addition, 240 were sports medicine coordinator s, and 2,050 were physical therapy professors. In Minnesota, the largest numbers of sports medicine professional work in the following counties:
- Anoka County - 8,320 sports medicine professionals
- Dodge County - 1,400 sports medicine professionals
- Benton County - 660 sports medicine professionals
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 9,170 sports medicine professionals will be working in Minnesota. This would require the number of sports medicine professional to grow by 22%.
sports medicine professionals in Minnesota make an average of $81,622 per year. But, salaries for sports medicine professional can vary. In 2010, sports medicine professional made as little as less than $15,560 per year or as much as more than $128,400 per year in Minnesota. On average sports medicine professional earn the most in the following Minnesota counties:
- Benton County - $98,033 per year
- Brown County - $92,835 per year
- Dodge County - $89,256 per year
The Minnesota counties with the lowest average salary for sports medicine professionals are:
- Big Stone County - $49,283 per year
- Carlton County - $50,660 per year
- Blue Earth County - $56,230 per year
On average, the highest paid sports medicine professionals in Minnesota were:
- Sports Medicine Physician - $225,410 per year
- Physical Therapy Professor - $75,110 per year
- Physical Therapist - $69,760 per year
On average, the lowest paid sports medicine professionals in Minnesota were:
- Physical Therapist Assistant - $42,540 per year
- Coach - $33,280 per year
Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Minnesota statistics regarding a career in sports medicine and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as physical therapy or sports medicine.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Sports Medicine in Minnesota
- Bachelor's Degree in Sports Medicine in Minnesota
- Certificate in Sports Medicine in Minnesota
Curious what studying Sports Medicine gets you?
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|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Physicians and Surgeons, All Other||4,250||$225,410||8.1%|
|Coaches and Scouts||2,380||$33,280||-26.3%|
|Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary||2,050||$75,110|
|Physical Therapist Assistants||930||$42,540||-8.8%|
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