Undergraduate Certificate in Emergency and Sports Injury Management

Learn to assess, outline and review management procedures for specific sports injuries of the head, neck and spine with the Emergency and Sports Injury Management Certificate (Undergraduate) in the College of Public Health. This 12-credit undergraduate certificate teaches students to describe and implement musculoskeletal assessment techniques. You’ll also gain valuable experience and knowledge for potential careers in healthcare and prepare to take the National Registry EMT certification exam.

The Emergency and Sports Injury Management Certificate program also provides in-depth training in assessment and extra- and pre-hospital management of sports injuries in an interprofessional manner. You will have the opportunity to develop skills extracting and immobilizing mock patients from challenging scenarios, including gymnastics foam pits and an ice hockey rink. Additionally, you will gain further insight into the pathophysiology of many of the common illnesses likely encountered as a health professional.

The Undergraduate Certificate in Emergency Sports Injury Management presents an opportunity for students in pre-health majors to gain experience in emergency medicine and foundational knowledge for future graduate programs. Potential future career paths include emergency responder, physical therapist and sports injury specialist, among many others.

Classes & Curriculum

The curriculum for the Emergency and Sports Injury Management Undergraduate Certificate comprises 12 credit hours, with classes offered in person on Temple’s Main Campus. You may take up to three semesters to complete the program. 

The courses required to complete this certificate include the following.

  • Basic Assessment of Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Injuries to the Head, Neck and Spine in Sport
  • Introduction to Pathophysiology

For questions regarding the program’s curriculum, please contact Wendy Cheesman, program director of the Emergency and Sports Injury Management Certificate (Undergraduate), at wendy.cheesman@temple.edu.

Related Graduate Degrees

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Tuition & Fees

The tuition for this Certificate Program is based on school or college of your major, program degree level (undergraduate or graduate), course load (full- or part-time), in-state or out-of-state residency, and more. Learn more about our tuition and fees.

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