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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.

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For more than 30 years, Fremont College 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?

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 College, 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 College, 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.

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ACCREDITATION & APPROVALS

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ACCREDITATION IS IMPORTANT – HERE’S WHY

Not every school is accredited. Before you choose your college, please do your research. If your college is not accredited, you may not qualify to take the MBLEx exam to be a professional massage therapist. An accredited college means that it has undergone a rigorous review to meet the accreditation standards and to ensure educational quality. Fremont College is: accredited by ACCSC (Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges) and; approved by CAMTC (California Massage Therapy Council): SCH0063

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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 College 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.

Where Can I Work After Graduation

Where Can I Work After Graduation

Athletic Careers

Sporting Events & Marathons Individual Athletes & Sports Teams Colleges and Universities

Holistic Wellness Careers

Wellness Centers Fitness and Recreational Centers Rehabilitation Centers

Corporate Careers

Offices of Physicians Sports Injury Clinics Spectator Sports

Entrepreneurial Careers

Create Your Own Business Work as a freelance masseuse for athletes and/or corporations

Hear from our graduates

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I had really great professors. They showed me a lot of the things I knew I needed to brush up on and things I never even knew about the human body.

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Our courses are designed to provide students with the knowledge and hands-on skills necessary to be successful in their chosen career path.

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Our Students are working for top companies across the globe.

How Do I Get More Information?

The first step is to find out if you’re the right candidate to be a sports and rehabilitation therapist. 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 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 College, 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 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. 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

Where Do Sports and Rehabilitation Therapists Work?

Where Do Sports and Rehabilitation Therapists Work

Who Employs Sports Therapists?  You’ll find that a majority of sports therapists are self-employed or work for a company. Sports therapists could be employed by sports injury clinics, professional or amateur clubs and teams, health and fitness clubs, etc. Some sports therapists will also work at academic institutions supporting college or high school athletics. The best way to find a job in this field is to not just apply for jobs, but also to network. Join a relevant professional organization where you can meet people who work in this field and form relationships. Job opportunities may be advertised in your local newspaper, on Craigslist or other online job listing sites. But, don’t forget to look at trade publications and websites of professional organizations.  Here is a list of possible companies that might hire a sports & rehabilitation therapist

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

What Do Sports and Rehabilitation Therapists Do?

What Do Sports and Rehabilitation Therapists Do?

What Exactly Do Sports Therapists Do? Sports therapists are professionals who use their knowledge, skills, and experience to evaluate and treat sports-related injuries. Sports therapists have a number of critical responsibilities to patients and clients including:

  • Preparing athletes physically and mentally for competition.
  • Instructing athletes about warm-up and stretching exercises.
  • Providing massages to help his or her muscles recuperate.
  • Applying strapping and taping techniques to provide support.
  • Examining injuries and providing first-aid if necessary.
  • Making critical decisions regarding whether injured athletes can get back to playing.
  • Evaluating injuries.
  • Providing referrals to medical practitioners if further treatment is necessary.
  • Implementing rehabilitation programs for injured athletes.
  • Providing information and advice to athletes about diet, lifestyle and nutrition issues.
  • Working together with coaches and trainers to devise injury prevention programs.

How Do You Prepare to Be a Sports Therapist?

How Do You Prepare to Be a Sports Therapist?

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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.

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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 Difference If 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.

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