With an overall population of 68,816 and a student population of 25,929, approximately 25,188 of Murfreesboro students attend one of Murfreesboro's schools that offer sports medicine programs.
Of the 1 sports medicine schools in Murfreesboro, the largest sports medicine school, by student population, is Middle Tennessee State University. In 2010, Middle Tennessee State University graduated approximately 10 students from its sports medicine program.
A reported 10 students graduated with credentials in sports medicine in Murfreesboro in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Murfreesboro's sports medicine schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,878 per year in instate tuition and $28,806 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for sports medicine related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,754 per year, on average, for room and board at Murfreesboro-based sports medicine schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,124.
Many sports medicine graduates choose to work as sports medicine professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Murfreesboro, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 3,440 sports medicine professionals in Tennessee. Of these sports medicine professionals, 1,260 were working in the greater Murfreesboro area. Murfreesboro's sports medicine professional workforce is projected to increase by 21% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for sports medicine professionals.
As a sports medicine professional in Murfreesboro, you can expect to make an average salary of $30,940 per year. This is lower than the average salary for sports medicine professionals in the state.