As an athletic training major you'll learn to prevent, assess and treat bone and muscle injuries and illnesses. You'll acquire knowledge, skills and an understanding of physical activity that allow you to work in health, education, government and corporate settings. You will learn risk management, injury and illness pathology, acute care, therapeutic exercise, psychosocial intervention and pharmacology.
- Clinical experience arranged at affiliated sites in the Central Minnesota.
- Sixteen students accepted in the program each spring proceed as a cohort.
- Student work centered in Halenbeck Hall, a facility that accommodates instruction, research, athletics and general student recreation activities.
- Graduates of the Athletic Training Program have been employed by Major League Baseball (MLB) teams, National Basketball Association (NBA) teams, and National Football League (NFL) teams.
Graduates of the Athletic Training Program have been employed at universities and colleges participating at all competitive levels of the NCAA.
Graduates of the Athletic Training Program have continued their education in medical schools and physician assistant, physical therapy, occupational and chiropractic programs, among others.
University Facts & Stats
- 3,000 students/semester join group fitness programs
- Our athletes volunteer in 70 activities annually
- Teams compete at NCAA Division I and II levels
- Average class size: 23 students
- Athletic Trainer
- Community Health Specialist
- Fitness/Health Promotion Program Director
- Health and Fitness Clubs/Wellness Center Specialist
- Community Education/Recreation Services Specialist
- Specialist/Physical Therapy Clinic