UGA Specific Information for Athletic Training

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.

Possible Employers Who May Hire UGA Athletic Training Majors

Champion Sports Medicine | Pro Impact Physical Therapy | TMC Rehab | University of Georgia

Possible Job Titles for UGA Athletic Training Majors

Athletic Director | Athletic Trainer | Camp Director | Community Fitness Director | Corporate Health Advisor | Dietitian | Director of Recreation | Exercise Physiologist | Exercise Specialist | Health Practitioner | Nurse | Occupational Therapist | Personal Trainer | Pharmaceutical Salesperson | Physical Education Teacher | Physical Therapist | Physician | Physician's Assistant | Rehabilitation Specialist | Sports Psychologist | Therapist | Weight Management Specialist | Wellness Center Director | Wellness Coordinator

Graduate/Professional Schools Attended by UGA Athletic Training Majors for the Class of 2016*

Antioch Center for Training and Sending | Armstrong State University | Brenau University | Lincoln Memorial University | Middle Tennessee State University | The University of Alabama at Birmingham | The University of Georgia | The University of Miami | The University of South Florida | The University of Tennessee | The University of West Alabama | Valparaiso University

UGA Athletic Training Career Outcomes for the Class of 2016*

** Includes Self-Employed

*Source: Areas above marked with an Asterisk (*) have been created utilizing data taken from the UGA Career Outcomes Survey. The "Employers Hiring ..., Job Titles of ..., Career Outcomes for ..., and Graduate Schools Attended By ..." information listed above represent UGA Class of 2016 Graduates. The lists are not exhaustive and therefore do not represent all potential career options. Click here for more detailed Career Outcomes information regarding this major.

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