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California State University, Long Beach
Athletic Training Program
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Option in Sports Medicine and Injury Studies (code KPE_MS03)

This Option is designed to provide an in-depth study in the many health-related problems related to individuals who are physically active.

This option does not meet the necessary standard to be eligible for becoming an entry-level athletic trainer and taking the Board of Certification exam.


  1. KIN 540, 551, 560, 561, 562, 580, 633, 696, and 697;
  2. KIN 698 (4 units) for thesis/project students, plus a minimum of 3 elective units;
  3. KIN 695 for comprehensive examination students, plus a minimum of 9 elective units.

Required courses:

KIN 540 Biomechanical Factors In Human Movement (3)

KIN 551 Advanced Exercise Physiology (3)

KIN 560 Health Related Problems in Sport (3)

KIN 561 Musculoskeletal Injuries in Sport (3)

KIN 562 Advanced Strength and Conditioning (3)

KIN 580 Computer Applications in KPE (3)

KIN 633 Seminar in Sport Psychology (3)

KIN 696 Research Methods (3)

KIN 697 Directed Studies (3)

Thesis Track Candidates
KIN 698 Thesis (4)

Elective courses: Any approved