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athletic training

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

Why Major in Athletic Training?

Athletic Training Program Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate delivery of comprehensive health care to designated populations, consistent with best practices in the profession.
  • Students will demonstrate the capacity to effectively engage in and make contributions to interdisciplinary health care in a diverse number of settings.
  • Students will demonstrate proficiency in assessment of pathologies, both illness and injury, including development of differential diagnoses.
  • Students will demonstrate development of effective plans of care for patient populations, including the realm of emergency care response.
  • Students will demonstrate clinical proficiency in risk management including the prevention of injury and spread of infectious disease.
  • Students will demonstrate an ongoing awareness of the dynamics related to modern health care administration and delivery.

Related Career Titles

Adventure/Risk Trainer Occupational Therapist
Aerobics/Group Exercise Instructor Personal Trainer
Athletic Coach PhysicalTherapist
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

Health and Wellness
National Athletic Trainers Association- Job opportunities
Team Work Sports Jobs
The NCAA News: The Market

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 Major, B.S. Degree


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 and an out-of-cycle change will be completed.

Who Can Help Me

Amber Goreham
Career Development Coordinator