Workforce Certificate, On Campus
This course is designed for students who are looking to work in the field of Sports Medicine such as athletic training, personal training, physical therapy, performance enhancement, occupational therapy, and orthopedics just to name a few. Students will gain necessary skills and knowledge in the basic fundamentals and concepts in health science, medical terminology, emergency preparedness, anatomy and biomechanics, kinesiology and injury, therapeutic modalities and rehabilitation, and fitness programing and design.
The course is divided into two parts – Sports Medicine Technology I and II. Students will be eligible to sit for certification(s) at the end of each part.
Students may receive 5 points towards Surry Community College, PTA admission upon successful completion of both parts.
Instructional Format: Seated, face-to-face instruction with laboratory practice.
Upon completion of this course, individuals should be able to apply for positions in the fitness industry.
Additional testing information:
This program places an emphasis on the learning objectives of the National Academy of Sports Medicine, the American Council on Exercise, and the professional domains of competency set by the board of certification for the athletic trainer.
Sports Medicine Technology students will:
Cost: $183 plus associated books, tools, and supplies
Virginia residents pay the same tuition rate as in-state students.
Many grant and scholarship opportunities are available as well. Please complete the WTCE Scholarship and Financial Aid Form and a counselor will review your information to see if you are eligible for assistance.
Choosing a college is an important decision, and we’re pleased that you’re interested in Surry Community College.