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.

Class of 2019 Career Outcomes for Athletic Training*

** Includes Self-Employed

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The information below represents employers and position titles from the Class of 2019 Career Outcomes Survey. To view historical Career Outcomes for this major, click here and select "Historical Data" from the navigation menu.

Employer Position Title(s)
Atlanta Rehabilitation & Performance Center Not Specified
Emmanuel College Assistant Athletic Trainer
Fay School Athletic Trainer
Peachtree Orthopedics Athletic Trainer
Play Safe SC Athletic Trainer
Sports Medicine South Certified Athletic Trainer
The Citadel Resident Athletic Trainer
* denotes no responses received.
*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/Professional Schools and Programs..." information listed above represent UGA Class of 2019 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.


Graduate School Program(s)
Augusta University Physician Assistant, MPA
Emmanuel College Non-Degree Seeking, Degree Not Specified
Mercer University Physician Assistant, MMSc
Texas State University Athletic Training, MS
University of Houston Athletic Training, MS
University of Oregon Athletic Training, MS
University of South Carolina Advanced Athletic Training, MS; Athletic Training, MS
University of South Florida Advanced Athletic Training, MS
* denotes no responses received.