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Sports & Rehabilitation Therapy

Earn your associate degree in 15 months

Program Highlights:
  • Program is approved by the California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC) *
  • 9-13% increase in jobs between 2014 and 2024 **
  • Learn about biomechanics, sports therapy, and therapeutic exercise
  • Use a wide variety of industry standard equipment

* School number SCH0063
** Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics – Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014

Train for a rewarding career in Sports & Rehabilitation Therapy

If you're stuck in a job that is unfulfilling and want to find a career that not only pays well, but is also rewarding - you have come to the right place. Most of our Sports and Rehabilitation Therapy students were in the same situation as you before they came to Fremont College. Many had been at their jobs for years and were looking to advance in their current field. Some were working in a different field and wanted a career that fit well with their interests. What all of our students have in common is the talent and desire to succeed. If you like sports and enjoy helping people, our Sports and 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

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, significant changes to the certification process for massage therapists were implemented, most notably the requirement to pass the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx). Fremont College 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.

The Sports Rehabilitation Therapy and Massage Therapy programs are approved by the California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC).
* CAMTC approved school numbers SCH0063 and SCH0064

Are Sports and Rehabilitation Therapists in Demand?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of Fitness Trainer jobs is expected to increase from
9-13% from 2014 to 2024.

*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics – Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014


Possible Career Options After Fremont Degree

Important Qualities of a Sports and Rehabilitation Therapist

Applied Knowledge

Sports Therapists need to be able to retain a wide range of anatomy and physiology knowledge. They must evaluate patients' symptoms, consult with healthcare professionals, and recommend and administer appropriate treatments.

Interpersonal Skills

Sports Therapists must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to communicate well with others, including athletes, coaches, and physicians.


Sports Therapists must be able to record detailed, accurate progress and ensure that patients are receiving the appropriate treatments.

Decision-Making Skills

Sports Therapists must be able to make decisions that could affect the health and or career of their clients.

What Do Sports and Rehabilitation Therapists Do?

  • Recognize and evaluate athlete injuries
  • Perform rehabilitative work for injured athletes
  • Assist physical therapists with the implementation of injury and illness prevention programs
  • Prepare athletes to return to activity and avoid re-injury alongside doctors
  • Conduct administrative tasks such as keeping records and writing reports on injuries and treatment programs

Where Do Sports and Rehabilitation Therapists Work?

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

Fremont Difference

Our Sports and Rehabilitation Therapy program is unique because there are few programs in Southern California that offer the same type of training. If your dream is to work with athletes by providing sports and rehabilitation therapy, then our sports therapy degree program 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. If you like what you’ve read so far, continue reading to learn more about the benefits of enrolling in the Sports and Rehabilitation Therapy program at Fremont Career School.

How To Become A Sports and Rehabilitation Therapist

If you're ready to get your diploma in sports 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 below steps will be needed to help you excel.

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

If you would like to learn more about the sports therapy degree, please fill out the web form to receive a free information kit.

Accelerated Degree Program

Complete Fremont College's Sports & Rehabilitation Therapy program in just 15 months.

Mentoring From Expert Instructors

Receive expert help from our staff of highly-trained instructors, whose industry skills and work experience enhance the students' learning experience.

Flexible Scheduling

Complete your program with day or evening courses on campus.

Student Collaboration

Work with your fellow students to learn and grow together.

Career Services

Receive expert career advice and assistance to help you find a job in your field.

Hands-on Training

Students have opportunities to practice the techniques they learn in the classroom in real world settings at local events.

Small Class Sizes

Learn in a small class setting with more one-on-one instructor interaction.

Peer Tutoring

Get help from your fellow students at no cost.

Essential Courses

  • Anatomy and Physiology - Systems of the Body
  • Massage Therapy Techniques
  • Swedish Massage Techniques
  • Somatic Tissues and Biomechanics
  • Deep Tissue and Neuromuscular Therapy
  • Personal Training
  • Sports and Specialized Massage
  • Eastern Theory and Practice
  • Therapeutic Exercise & Procedures
  • Advanced Biomechanics and Assessment
  • Applications of Sports Therapy
  • Business, Ethics and MBLEx Prep

Companies Who Have Hired Our Sports and Rehabilitation Therapy Alumni