BECOME A CERTIFIED
ATHLETIC TRAINER (AT)
The Department of Athletic Training
Athletic trainers (ATs) are highly qualified, multi-skilled healthcare professionals who render service or treatment, under the direction of or in collaboration with a physician (in accordance with their education, training, and the state's statutes, rules, and regulations).
As a part of the healthcare team, services provided by athletic trainers include primary care, injury and illness prevention, wellness promotion and education, emergent care, examination, and clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention, and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions.
- Learn from our experienced faculty who love teaching and athletic training
- Our graduates report high rates of satisfaction with the curriculum and program
- Our program is accredited through the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).
Students learn skills in Emergency Care, Orthopedic Assessment, Therapeutic Modalities and Rehabilitation, Manual Therapy, Casting, Psychology of Injuries, and Suturing.
Students can pursue a Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Integrated Studies, or continue on to pursue our Master of Science in Athletic Training.
High school students who want to become an AT should pursue a BS in Rehabilitation Sciences.
As a BS graduate, you can apply to grad school to become an Athletic Trainer.
Our Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) program is a 2-year (5-semester) format to get you into the field of Athletic Training and gives students the opportunity to work in a variety of patient-care settings including high schools, universities, clinics, and professional sports.
DISCOVER YOUR PATHWAY TO ATHLETIC TRAINING
No matter where you are in your educational journey, we can help you achieve your goals!