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athletic training

"What Can I Do With a Major in...Athletic Training?"

Why Major in Athletic Training?

Students who successfully complete the Athletic Training program should be able to:
  • 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
Coach
Sports Dietician
Exercise Physiologist
Sports Physical Therapist
Fitness Program Coordinator
Strength & Conditioning Specialist
Fitness Consultant
Team Physician
High School Athletic Trainer
Weight Training Instructor
Massage Therapist

Related Job Listings/Job Search Website

Mules4Hire
Exercise Jobs.com
Health and Wellness Jobs.com
National Athletic Trainers Association- Job opportunities
http://www.pbats.com
Team Work Sports Jobs
The NCAA News: The Market - jobs opportunities in college athletics

Affiliated Organizations

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

Athletic Training: B.S. Degree

Disclaimer

The career paths listed are those which are commonly associated with this area of study and in no way does this site attempt to suggest that these are all of the career paths possible. Some of the career paths listed may require additional education, training, development, licenses and/or certifications. Listings of resources such as job listings, web links, professional organizations, library publications, and other information found on this page are believed to be accurate and true at the time published. The "What Can I Do With A Major In..." database is reviewed and updated every year in July. While no list is truly exhaustive, if you feel something should be added, deleted, changed or updated on this page, please contact the Career Services Center by e-mail at  careers@ucmo.edu and an out-of-cycle change will be completed.

Who Can Help Me

Keira Mann
Career Development Coordinator