The information below describes typical occupations and employers associated with this major.
Understand that some of the options listed below may require additional training.
Moreover, you are not limited to these options alone when choosing a possible career path.
Description of Education
The Athletic Training Education Program is an academic major in the Department of Kinesiology in the College of Education. The
ATEP is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). Students in the ATEP receive
academic knowledge and clinical proficiency in the various domains of athletic training clinical practice. Upon completion of all
degree requirements, students are eligible to take the national board examination given by the Board of Certification (BOC) which is
required to practice as a Certified Athletic Trainer in forty-nine states. Certified Athletic Trainers, under the direction of a licensed
physician, provide health care for athletes and those who are physically active within six areas of clinical practice: prevention, clinical
evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation and reconditioning, organization and administration and professional responsibilities
Athletic Training preparation is offered in the following areas
Risk Mgt./Injury Prevention
Injuries and Illnesses