Athletic Training

Course Overview

Study in Athletic Training provides you the theoretical knowledge and clinical skills needed to become a certified and licensed athletic trainer.

  • Athletic trainers are health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to optimize activity and participation of patients and clients.
  • The services provided by ATs include prevention, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention, and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions.
  • Students will work side-by-side with experienced ATs, sports medicine physicians, and other health care professionals in various clinical settings while completing a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training.

Course Examples by Year

Fr

Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
Anatomical Kinesiology
Introduction to Kinesiology
Foundations of Athletic Training
Perspectives in Athletic Training
Health and Wellness Concepts
Introduction to Statistics

So

Anatomy and Physiology I & II
Nutrition
Clinical Education I and II
Orthopedic Assessment I and II
Therapeutic Modalities

Jr

Therapeutic Exercise
Biomechanics
Psychology of Sport
General Medical Conditions and Applied
Pharmacology
Motor Behavior
Physical Activity and Disability
Clinical Education III and IV

Sr

Organization and Administration in Athletic Training
Exercise Physiology
Sport and Exercise Pharmacology
Senior Seminar in Athletic Training
Clinical Education V and VI

Where Graduates Go

Recent graduates of Athletic Training have received their certification and licensure and are employed in professional sports, colleges and universities, high schools, and clinical settings. Others have accepted graduate assistantships to work on their master’s degree at other universities, where they are gaining additional experience and pursuing advanced study in athletic training or related fields.