Sports Medicine


The Pennsylvania State University Sports Medicine Department is seeking highly motivated students interested in pursuing a Master's degree at the University Park Campus. Currently there are five graduate assistant positions available starting in the fall of 2016. Each position will continue until completion of graduate degree as long as previous years requirements are met. Clinical Assignments will be based on the staffing demands of the varsity sports and recreational programs offered through Intercollegiate Athletics. The assistantships are ten month assignments, with full tuition waiver and a yearly stipend of $15,000. Candidates must be BOC certified and eligible for Athletic Training License in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.


Application Steps:

Apply for Admission to Graduate School - All applicants must be accepted into a Graduate School before a clinical assistantship can be awarded

Submit Cover Letter, Resume and a minimum of 3 References to Tim Bream


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Department of Education:   Master's of Education in Educational Leadership; non thesis option with rolling admission


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Department of Kinesiology:   Master's of Science in Kinesiology; thesis option, application deadline December 15, 2015


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Application for Admission 

Athletic Training and Sports Medicine 

Kinesiology Mentors 

Handbook for Prospective Students 

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B.S. or B.A. Degree

Regular Admission to the Penn State University Graduate School and Departmental Graduate Program

BOC Certified Athletic Trainer and eligible for Athletic Training License in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Applicants should have GRE scores (Verbal & Quantitative) each in excess of the 50th percentile; and a minimum undergraduate GPA of a 3.0.  All applications are considered independently.

Assistantship Applications to:

Tim Bream, MS, ATC
Director of Athletic Training Services, Head  Football Athletic Trainer
109 Lasch Football Building,
University Park, PA 16802
(814) 863-0773

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