Athletic Training Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

You'll be prepared to work in the exciting career of athletic training where you can support athletes in the challenges of maintaining their health. A strong academic program is paired with a challenging clinical program that includes daily opportunities to learn with Husker athletics.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Many career opportunities are associated with attaining a degree in athletic training at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Opportunities include:

  • working with high school/college/professional sports teams
  • working in sports medicine clinics
  • preparing for physical therapy school

Completion of the academic major, including clinical experiences, will also make you eligible to take the Board of Certification (BOC) examination.

After successful completion of the certification exam, as a certified athletic trainer you can seek employment at:

  • public or private schools
  • colleges
  • universities
  • professional sports
  • industrial or clinical sites

THE NEBRASKA DIFFERENCE

At the University of Nebraska Athletic Department, we have:

  • nationally recognized faculty and athletic medicine staff
  • world-class facilities
  • an education program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), and in good standing with that organization.
  • highly competitive program entry requirements

FACILITIES

The athletic training staff works out of fully-equipped athletic training facilities. Athletic training rooms are located in:

Students are selected for assignments based on skill, experience, and competency in the field of athletic training, and are given the opportunity to work with male and female athletes, individual and team sports, and high and low risk activities.

Throughout your course of study, you'll be exposed to the latest in equipment and techniques.

Relevant Documents

Careers

  • Public or private schools
  • Colleges or universities
  • Professional sports organizations
  • Industrial or clinical sites
  • Preparation for graduate/professional study in medicine, sports and exercise performance, or health-related professions

Application to this program

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Sample 4-Year Plan