Athletic Training


What Will I Study?

Everything you need to know to become a certified athletic trainer is included in our major (professional baccalaureate). You’ll learn basic skills along with assessment techniques for body injuries, therapeutic interventions for injuries, as well as safety and management of medical emergencies. Clinical education and internships are essential components of the program.

See the admission criteria for what you need to enter our program.

What Kind of Job Can I Get?

Our athletic training major prepares you to work in:

  • Secondary schools
  • Colleges and universities
  • Hospitals & clinics
  • Professional sports
  • Military & public safety
  • Performing arts
  • Occupational health
  • Physician extender

For more information about possible job settings, visit the National Athletic Trainers’ Association website.

What Are Some of Our Graduates Doing?

  • Assistant Athletic Trainer, University of Las Vegas
  • Head Athletic Trainer, Sweet Briar College
  • Head Athletic Trainer/Kinesiology Instructor, Wesley College
  • Athletic Trainer, Woodberry Forest School
  • Athletic Trainer, Franklin College
  • Assistant Athletic Trainer/Instructor, Buena Vista University

Board of Certification Examination Pass Rate

First time pass rate

Class of 2015: 13 of 15 (86.7%)
Class of 2014: 9 of 9 (100%)
Class of 2013: 7 of 8 (87.5%)

Total: 29 of 32 (90.63%)

Overall pass rate

Class of 2015: 14 of 15 (93%)
Class of 2014: 9 of 9 (100%)
Class of 2013: 7 of 8 (85.7%)

Total: 30 of 32 (93.75%)

Program Accreditation

Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
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