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Certificate of Specialization in Therapeutic Procedures


The Sports Medicine program and certificate prepare the student for appropriate procedures in the recognition, prevention, care and rehabilitation of athletic related injuries.

This program is designed to prepare students for immediate employment as an aide and/or to transfer into university degree programs in related fields including but not limited to athletic training, physical therapy, and orthopedics.

Student Learning Outcome:
Demonstrate skills and proficiency in therapeutic procedures necessary to safely and effectively administer therapeutic modalities and exercises to patients.

Program Requirements
Total Units: 12

KPET 120
Emergency Procedures | 2.0 units
KPET 200
Introduction to Kinesiology | 3.0 units
KPET 210
Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries | 3.0 units
KPET 210L
Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries Lab | 1.0 unit
KPET 212
Sports Medicine Clinical Experience | 3.0 units

Sports Medicine student uses weights used for physical therapy.  photo © Robin Spurs

Sports Medicine student doing physical therapy.  photo © Robin Spurs