Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training Program By Michigan State University |Top Universities

Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training

Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training

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The major in athletic training prepares students to work with athletes, physicians, and coaches to ensure the health care and well-being of the competitive and recreational athlete. The Michigan State University athletic training major blends clinical and academic learning experiences. Students will gain knowledge and skills in evaluation and the treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries and will be prepared to organize and manage athletic training programs. The Michigan State University student majoring in athletic training is exposed to state-of-the-art philosophies, equipment, and research. A student in this major will complete a two-year athletic training curriculum while working in a variety of clinical settings. These settings include on-campus rotations within the athletic department, high schools, and various clinics. Through clinical education, the student will encounter experiences requiring immediate decision-making, physician consultation, injury evaluations, and communications with coaches, student-athletes, and approved clinical instructors. Students who complete this major will be eligible to take the Board of Certification (BOC) examination. The Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training is designed to prepare students for job opportunities in collegiate, professional, clinical, high school, and industrial settings. Students who graduate from this program may enter professional physical therapy programs, medical programs, or graduate studies in kinesiology. The degree is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training (CAATE).
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