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15 Month Associate Degree Program in Sports & Rehabilitation Therapy

Do you love what you do? If you love sports, helping others, healing, and making a difference, you owe it to yourself to learn the possibilities of becoming a professional sports and rehabilitation therapist. Join a booming industry with infinite opportunities. Do what you love and be excited to go to work every day.

For more than 30 years, Fremont University has been a leader in comprehensive sports & rehabilitation education. Our instructors are top-notch professionals, and they bring their field expertise to our degree programs to ensure that our graduates have the skills they need to begin successful and flexible careers immediately upon graduation.

How Do I Become a Sports & Rehabilitation Therapist?

First, we recommend you start your education at an accredited and California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC) approved college, such as Fremont University, as the first step towards your career. You will learn, earn your degree, and have enough hours to qualify for your MBLEx exam (Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination). At Fremont University, we make sure that our students are fully prepared with the tools they need to succeed. When accepted into the college, students are assigned mentors and given sample MBLEx preparation exams throughout their program to fully prepare them for success.

Our Class Schedules Work With Yours

Most of our students who have decided to pursue their education are here for a career change and a better life. As a busy adult learner, we understand that you need a program that is flexible. That is why we offer both day and night classes. And to ensure that you graduate on time, you won’t have to fight to register for classes every quarter. After you’re accepted, we register you in all of your courses. That way, you know your class schedule every quarter and can plan your life accordingly. Choose a college that understands that your class schedule must fit your already busy lifestyle. This is the reason why your Sports & Rehabilitation Therapy associate degree program can be completed in 15 months, not several years.

Be Prepared to Take MBLEx Licensing Exam and Become Certified to Practice

Be Prepared to Take MBLEx Licensing Exam and Become Certified to Practice

There have been significant changes to the certification process to become a licensed massage and bodywork therapist. Fremont University has diligently stayed on top of these changes to fully prepare our graduates to pass the MBLEx exam. This exam is required for the California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC) Certification so that you can legally practice as a professional massage therapist in California.

What do Sports & Rehabilitation Specialists Do?

  • Examine injuries and provide first-aid if necessary.
  • Apply strapping and taping techniques to provide support.
  • Provide massages to help his or her muscles recuperate.
  • Instruct athletes about warm-up and stretching exercises.
  • Prepare athletes physically and mentally for competition.
  • Make critical decisions regarding whether injured athletes can get back to playing.
  • Evaluate injuries.
  • Provide referrals to medical practitioners if further treatment is necessary.
  • Implement rehabilitation programs for injured athletes.
  • Provide information and advice to athletes about diet, lifestyle and nutrition issues.
  • Work together with coaches and trainers to devise injury prevention programs.

Possible Career Options after Fremont University

Where do Sports & Rehabilitation Specialists Work?

  • Colleges and Universities
  • Chiropractic & Physical Therapy Offices
  • Individual Athletes & Team Sports
  • Spectator Sports
  • Fitness and Recreational Centers
  • Physicians Offices
  • Sports Injury Clinics

Our Graduates in the Workforce: Trusted by Leading Companies

Our Students are working for top companies across the globe.

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The first step is to find out if you’re the right candidate to be a sports and rehabilitation therapist is to meet our team. We have professionally trained coaches who can guide you through the process including assessments, financial aid qualifications, and lifestyle fit. As you can imagine, we are only as good as the graduates we provide for the industry, and we consider each application process with much care. That’s the reason why we offer a no-cost live coaching session for all prospective students interested in the program. Take advantage. If this is not right for you, our coaches will guide you to other options that work best for you. To speak to a professional coach at Fremont University, please give us a call at 800-373-6668 or submit the form here to schedule a time.

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  • Training for a Rewarding Career in Sports & Rehabilitation Therapy

    sports therapyIf you like sports and enjoy helping people, our Sports & Rehabilitation Therapy degree program is a great choice. For those looking for an exciting and fulfilling career in the field of sports, working with athletes, then this is the program for you. There are few programs in Southern California that offer the training we provide, as well as opportunities to practice sports massage techniques at events throughout the metropolitan Los Angeles area.

    Get Practical Skills That Will Help You Excel In The Real World

    Get Practical Skills That Will Help You Excel In The Real World

    If you’re searching for sports massage therapy schools to gain the training you need for a new career, one of our admissions coaches may be able to help.  As you can imagine, sports therapy university courses can provide students with practical skills needed to pass state certifications as well as meet career needs. In 2015, changes to the certification process for massage therapists were implemented, most notably the requirement to pass the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx). Fremont University has diligently stayed on top of these changes to assure that students at our school are fully prepared to pass the exam, acquire their certification and start their career upon graduation. We want to do everything we can to ensure the success of all students enrolled in a sports rehabilitation program. If you’re ready to get started, simply fill out the form on this page and an admissions coach can help answer any career-related questions you may have, as well as map out a career plan based on your goals. The Sports Rehabilitation Therapy and Massage Therapy programs are approved by the California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC). * CAMTC approved school number SCH0063

    How Do You Prepare to Be a Sports Therapist?

    How Do You Prepare to Be a Sports Therapist?

    Massage Therapy Program at Fremont University

    All states including California may require you to have a license for which you will need to take the Board of Certification exams. Some programs might require you to complete practical training.

    What Can You Expect on the Job?

    What Can You Expect on the Job?A sports therapist might work on his or her own or with a team in the sports medicine field. In a big organization, you will most likely be part of a larger team of medical professionals, trainers, and managers. You may choose to work part-time in several clinics or as part of professional or amateur sports clubs. You may be required to work in a treatment room with specialized equipment. You may also have to spend time outdoors during games and training. Dress code is typically casual or sportswear. You need to wear clothes that will allow you to move around easily while maintaining a professional appearance. The job has the potential to be stressful especially when you’re dealing with the expectations of athletes, their families, and coaches. If you work for a large sports team, you should be prepared for domestic or even international travel.

    The Fremont Difference

    The Fremont DifferenceIf your dream is to work with athletes by providing sports and rehabilitation therapy, then our sports therapy degree program in Cerritos, California is perfect for you. Our students and graduates appreciate the fact that the program provides opportunities to practice sports massage techniques at sporting events throughout Southern California. Get hands-on sports massage experience while attending our sports therapy courses. As a student at our Cerritos college location, you will be near a number of attractions such as the Cerritos Mall, Cerritos Towne Center, Heritage Park, Don Knabe Community Regional Park, Liberty Park and Fitness Center, as well as the Cerritos Sculpture Garden to name a few. If you like what you’ve read so far, continue reading to learn more about the benefits of enrolling in the Sports & Rehabilitation Therapy program at Fremont Career School.

    How To Become A Sports and Rehabilitation Therapist

    How To Become A Sports and Rehabilitation TherapistIf you’re ready to get your degree in Sports & Rehabilitation Therapy then you’re ready to begin your journey in an exciting new career that is full of opportunity. Sports therapy colleges can give you the training, courses, and degree that you need to succeed in the real world. If you’re serious about your career, the steps below will be needed to help you excel.

    • Earn an associate degree in Sports & Rehabilitation Therapy or a related field
    • Obtain hands-on practice in sports massage techniques

    If you would like to learn more about the Sports & Rehabilitation Therapy degree, please fill out the web form to request an information kit or visit our Los Angeles County campus located in the city of Cerritos. Our experts can give you more information on how you can enroll to earn a sports & rehabilitation therapist degree, sports massage therapist qualifications, or other questions you might have.

    Get your sports and rehabiltation therapy career started today. Call 1-800-373-6668