Daemen University offers degrees in physical therapy and pre-medicine that lead to rewarding careers in the sports medicine field. Sports Medicine programs at Daemen provide critical hands-on experience – and the practical training future graduates need for professional success and careers defined by rewarding results and opportunities. 

What is the career outlook for sports medicine?
  • Job growth in physical therapy is expected to increase by 22 percent [by 2030]
  • The sports medicine physician job market is expected to grow by 11.4 percent [by 2030]

Why choose Daemen for sports medicine?

  • State-of-the-art classrooms and labs
  • Faculty with real-world experience
  • Hands-on research experience
  • Changes to gain clinical experiences locally, nationally and internationally
  • One of WNY’s only anatomy cadaver labs
  • CAPTE accredited (Physical Therapy)
Physical therapy student with prosthetic leg
Physical Therapy
  • 6 year BS/DPT degree 
  • Over 3800 graduates from the DPT program the past 44 years
  • On-campus cadaver lab for Gross Anatomy courses
  • 94% licensure pass rate and 100% employment the past two years
Pre-medicine student using a stethoscope to examine a patient
  • Choose a major from all disciplines, from sciences to arts to languages
  • Complete a two-year research experience and work with a faculty mentor for two years to write a senior thesis
  • Service learning is required for all majors; service will help you build experience for your medical school application