Health and Physical Education

 
School of Health, Physical Education and Sport Sciences
Lou Higgins Center
(440) 826-7473

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Athletic Training Major

Injury prevention...emergency care...clinical evaluation...post-injury rehabilitation...all a part of the daily activities of an athletic trainer.

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.

Clinic affiliation

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.

Career versatility

Certified athletic trainers can find employment at sport medicine clinics, high schools, colleges/universities, professional sports organizations, corporations/industries, chiropractic offices, among other sites.

Rigorous program

Accredited by CAATE (Commission on 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.

Experiential

With 23 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.

Offered as a major.

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