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Pre-Athletic Training

Bachelor of Science


Overview of Profession
Athletic trainers specialize in preventing, diagnosing, and treating muscle and bone injuries and illnesses.
  • Median annual wage for athletic trainers $46,630 (May 2017)
  • Career outlook (percent growth projection between 2016-2026) 23%



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Education & Training/Residency

Degree: Bachelor’s degree

Education: At least a bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree programs are also common and may be preferred by some employers.

Students intending to apply to an athletic training master’s program would be best prepared by completing an Exercise Science B.S. with an Emphasis in Athletic Training.

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Alumni Graduate School Placements

  • St. Scholastica
  • University of Nebraska Omaha
  • Texas A&M University