Athletic Therapy Major
What can I do with a degree in Athletic Therapy?
The BS in Athletic Therapy is a pre-professional program designed fro students preparing to enter graduate school for physical therapy (PT), occupational therapy (OT), physician's assistant (PA) programs, and/or medicine.
Students who graduate from this program will NOT BE ELIGIBLE TO SIT FOR THE BOARD OF CERTIFICATION (BOC) EXAM TO BECOME A CERTIFIED ATHLETIC TRAINER.
What will I learn in the program?
Athletic Therapy students take many of the same support courses, professional knowledge courses, and many of the athletic training (AT) major courses (see Course Requirements). You will take classes on topics including emergency care, orthopedic assessment, therapeutic modalities, therapeutic rehabilitation, general medical conditions, and management. However, Athletic Therapy students DO NOT take the Clinical Application Courses. Instead, you would complete the prerequisites required to enter your chosen graduate program such as Chemistry, Physics, Biology, and Math.
- Bachelor of Science in Athletic Therapy
What is the application process?
To enter the BS in Athletic Therapy program, students will need to be formally accepted by the University and apply for admission to the major after completing the prerequisite courses. Information regarding admissions, including the requirements and application, can be found at: http://www.weber.edu/athletictherapy/Admissions.html