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A sports medicine degree would take the same legth of time as a medical physicain. Most medical degrees take 6-10 years to obtain. As well as an internship.

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Sports medicine degrees require a large number of courses in lifetime health, fitness, chemistry and Biology. 4 years is a typical amount of time for a degree seeker in this field.

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