"What Can I Do With a Major in...Athletic Training?"
Why Major in Athletic Training?
- Demonstrate competence in the following areas: Risk Management and Injury Prevention, Acute Care of Injuries and Illnesses, Orthopedic Assessment and Diagnosis, Therapeutic Modalities/Conditioning and Rehabilitative Exercises, Medical Conditions and Disabilities, Pharmacology, Psychosocial Intervention and Referral, Professional Development, Nutritional Aspects of Injury and Illnesses, Evidence Based Practice, and Health Care Administration. (NATA's Athletic Training Educational Competencies, 5th ed.).
- Demonstrate clinical proficiency in the following areas: Risk Management and Injury Prevention, Acute Care of Injuries and Illnesses, Orthopedic Assessment and Diagnosis, Therapeutic Modalities/ Conditioning and Rehabilitative Exercises, Medical Conditions and Disabilities, Pharmacology, Psychosocial Intervention and Referral, Professional Development, Nutritional Aspects of Injury and Illnesses, Evidence-Based Practice, and Health Care Administration. (NATA's Athletic Training Educational Competencies, 5th ed.).
- The UCM ATP is nationally accredited by The Commission on the Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).
- Upon completion of the degree program, the student will be eligible to be endorsed as candidates for the Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC) examination for athletic training certification.
Related Career Titles
|Adventure/Risk Trainer||Occupational Therapist|
|Aerobics/Group Exercise Instructor||Personal Trainer|
|Athletic Coach||Physical Therapist|
|Athletic Enhancement Program Director||Professor/Educator|
|Athletic Trainer||Sports Club & Resort Management|
|Exercise Physiologist||Sports Physical Therapist|
|Fitness Program Coordinator||Strength & Conditioning Specialist|
|Fitness Consultant||Team Physician|
|High School Athletic Trainer||Weight Training Instructor|
Related Job Listings/Job Search Website
Health and Wellness Jobs.com
National Athletic Trainers Association- Job opportunities
Team Work Sports Jobs
The NCAA News: The Market - jobs opportunities in college athletics
Physical Fitness Club (UCM)
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
American College of Sports Medicine
American Physical Therapy Association
National Association for Sport and Physical Education
National Athletic Trainers Association
National Excercise & Sports Trainers Association
The National Strength & Conditioning Association
Four-Year Academic Plan
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