The major in Athletic Training provides interested students with theoretical and professional preparation in allied health care for athletes and physically active persons. This entry level preparation is designed to facilitate an academic foundation that will allow the graduating student to seek professional certification, professional career opportunities in both the public and private sector, or to continue their education at the graduate level. The above objectives are met through a combination of educational experiences that incorporate related academic course work and supervised clinical experience.
Waters College of Health Professions
|Department Website||Department of Health and Kinesiology|
|Degree(s) Offered||Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, Major in Athletic Training|
|Possible Employment Settings|
* Requires additional education and/or certification.
Professional and Student Organizations
|Professional Organizations||Student Organizations (MyOrgs)|
|Board of Certification||Georgia Southern Athletic Trainers’ Association (GSATA)|
|National Athletic Trainer’s Association|
|American Sports Medicine Institute|
|American College of Sports Medicine|
|National Athletic Trainers Association|
|National Academy of Sports Medicine|
Last updated: 7/9/2019