Winthrop University: COE - Athletic Training - Career Opportunities

Athletic Training

Career Opportunities

Athletic training is a health care profession that includes prevention, diagnosis, and intervention of emergency, acute, and chronic medical conditions involving impairment, functional limitations, and disabilities. Athletic trainers collaborate with physicians to enhance activity and participation of patients and clients. Athletic trainers are employed in the following settings:
Hospital & Clinical
Colleges & Universities
Industrial/Occupational
Military
Performing Arts
Physician Extender
Professional Sports
Public Safety
Secondary Schools
Students may choose to pursue a graduate degree in a related area. According to the National Athletic Trainers' Association, more than 70 percent of certified athletic trainers hold at least a master's degree.

Last Updated: 8/1/19