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"I love that the nursing professors are not only knowledgeable, but also passionate about the field of nursing."
Adrian Perricone, UCM Nursing major

Bachelor of Science Degree

Majoring in Athletic Training at UCM gives students the opportunity to learn through real-world experiences by training in the classroom and in the field. Students have the opportunity to work with the UCM athletic trainers as well as many other professional organizations.

Why Choose Athletic Training at UCM?

  • The new Dr. Ronald "Doc" Van Dam Athletic Training Facility boasts 6,000 square feet for classrooms and student learning labs, rehabilitation/reconditioning equipment, a physician examination room along with the main athletic training room utilized by UCM staff athletic trainers.
  • Additional on-campus athletic training facilities utilized by the Athletic Training Education Program are located at the football stadium, south recreation, and the Multipurpose Building.
  • Students have the opportunity to work with professional organizations, including the National Basketball Association, Major League Baseball, the National Football League and the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association.

What will I study?
Students will have the opportunity to interact with staff athletic trainers, physicians, a wide variety of allied health care providers and a diverse population of student athletes. These unique clinical rotations assist the student in experiencing the different types of injuries and conditions associated with physical activity and sport participation.

Courses include:

  • Human Anatomy
  • Nutrition and Human Performances
  • Organization and Administration of Athletic Training
  • Therapeutic Rehabilitation

Where can I work with a degree in Athletic Training?

  • Colleges and Universities
  • Hospital and Clinical
  • Military
  • Performing Arts
  • Professional Sports

How can I get involved outside the classroom?
At UCM, we value an engaging learning experience that includes student involvement and service-learning projects.

In Athletic Training, there is the opportunity to be involved in the Athletic Training Student Association.

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About our Faculty:
The student to faculty ratio at UCM is 17 to 1, which allows professors to get to know students and provide personalized attention.

In addition to a wide a range of academic and professional experience, 90 percent of the department's faculty members have earned doctorates in their fields. Active research, workshops and seminars keep faculty members current in their disciplines.

Learn more about Athletic Training at UCM:
Department of Nutrition and Kinesiology
660-543-4256

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