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Athletic Training Major
Athletic training is an exciting, challenging and rewarding career field that is at the forefront of sports, health and fitness. It's a people-oriented profession focusing on injury prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation.
Through our affiliation with the Cleveland Clinic, you'll gain expertise from our medical directors and team physicians who are part of the Cleveland Clinic Sport Health program. You'll gain knowledge from some of the finest sports medicine health professionals in the world as they provide instruction in the clinical setting and care to our student-athletes.
Certified athletic trainers can find employment at sport medicine clinics, high schools, colleges/universities, professional sports organizations, corporations/industries, chiropractic offices, among other sites.
Accredited by CAATE (Commission for Accreditation of Athletic Training Education), our comprehensive program combines didactic coursework with hands-on learning to provide solid preparation for the national Board of Certification examination. As part of our program, you'll have an approved clinical instructor assisting you in developing the psycho-motor skills needed for this major.
Degree requirements for athletic training major
Sample four year schedule for athletic training major
Sample four year schedule for exercise science and athletic training double major
Sample four year schedule for pre-physical therapy and athletic training double major
With 21 varsity sports, six certified athletic trainers, exceptional faculty and a new state-of the-art athletic training facility, we offer an ideal environment for practical learning. As part of your clinical rotations, you'll benefit from both our on campus and off-campus settings as you enhance skills and explore career options. In addition, you can gain valuable experience through COAST (Collegiate Organization of Athletic Student Trainers), a student organization that puts you in contact with peers as well as career professionals.
Student admitted to the program must sign a Technical Standards Statement
Offered as a major.