Quick Degree Finder
CollegeAtHome.com is an advertising-supported site. Featured programs and school search results are for schools that compensate us. This compensation does not influence our school rankings, resource guides, or other information published on this site.
Sports Medicine in Tennessee

The Top 3 Online Schools: Get Free Info

  • Walden University Btn_top_more_info
  • Capella University Btn_top_more_info
  • American Intercontinental University Btn_top_more_info
Ad Cliff Notes Ad Open Course

There are schools offering sports medicine degrees in Tennessee!

You may want to consider online colleges as well!
Great programs and courses just at the click of your finger!

Schools Offering Sports Medicine Programs in Tennessee

Around 0.0% of Tennessee's graduates graduate from sports medicine degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 46 sports medicine professionals graduate from Tennessee's 9 sports medicine schools.

Top Schools

Cumberland University, which is located in Lebanon, is the top-ranked school in Tennessee that has a sports medicine program. It received a ranking of 49th in the country in 2010. 1 students graduated with a degree in sports medicine from Cumberland University in 2010. The tuition rate at Cumberland University was $18,256 per year.

The second-ranked school in Tennessee with a sports medicine program is Union University, which is located in Jackson. In 2010, it was ranked 68th nationwide. 8 students graduated with degree in sports medicine from Union University in 2010. Union University charged in-state students $22,390 in tuition fees per year.

Middle Tennessee State University, which is located in Murfreesboro, is the third-ranked school in Tennessee that has a sports medicine program. It received a ranking of 69th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Middle Tennessee State University graduated 10 students from its sports medicine programs. Students at Middle Tennessee State University paid $6,298 per year in tuition fees.


Tuition at Tennessee's sports medicine schools ranges from $22,908 per year to $6,062 per year. But, the average tuition is $16,091 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Tennessee sports medicine schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. King College - located in Bristol, students are charged $22,908 per year
  2. Union University - located in Jackson, students are charged $22,390 per year
  3. Carson-Newman College - located in Jefferson City, students are charged $20,562 per year

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

  1. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - located in Chattanooga, students are charged $6,062 per year
  2. Middle Tennessee State University - located in Murfreesboro, students are charged $6,298 per year
  3. Lee University - located in Cleveland, students are charged $12,220 per year

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

Many Tennessee sports medicine graduates become a sports medicine coordinator , physical therapy professor, coach, physical therapist, and physical therapist assistant. 16,330 sports medicine professionals were working in Tennessee in 2010. Of these, 4,120 were sports medicine physicians. In addition, 400 were sports medicine coordinator s, and 2,560 were physical therapy professors. The following counties have the largest number of Tennessee sports medicine professionals:

  1. Cannon County - 4,700 sports medicine professionals
  2. Crittenden County - 2,590 sports medicine professionals
  3. Anderson County - 1,670 sports medicine professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of sports medicine professionals in the state of Tennessee will grow to 11,560. This would require a 25% growth in the field.


sports medicine professionals in Tennessee earn $85,265 per year on average. However, Tennessee sports medicine professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,650 per year to more than $132,120 per year in 2010. The counties in Tennessee with the highest average salary for sports medicine professionals are:

  1. Bledsoe County - $110,560 per year
  2. Carter County - $109,183 per year
  3. Campbell County - $105,063 per year

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

  1. Grainger County - $53,237 per year
  2. Bradley County - $61,070 per year
  3. Cannon County - $78,073 per year

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

  1. Sports Medicine Physician - $214,750 per year
  2. Physical Therapy Professor - $85,190 per year
  3. Physical Therapist - $77,790 per year

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

  1. Coach - $42,010 per year
  2. Sports Medicine Coordinator - $40,170 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Tennessee 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.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Sports Medicine in Tennessee
  • Master's Degree in Sports Medicine in Tennessee

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

View Online Schools

Curious what studying Sports Medicine gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 4,120 $214,750
Physical Therapists 4,090 $77,790 22.1%
Coaches and Scouts 2,890 $42,010 33.2%
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 2,560 $85,190 -12.3%
Physical Therapist Assistants 2,270 $51,680 0.0%
Athletic Trainers 400 $40,170 -11.1%

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are sports medicine related jobs in Tennessee