Top Athletic Training Programs

Top universities and colleges for athletic training programs:

The Ohio State University (OSU)
- The Athletic Training Major at Ohio State has a solid national reputation. Students who complete the major are eligible to sit for the Athletic Trainer Certification Exam offered by the Board of Certification, Inc. Students who pass this exam and complete their degree will be awarded the professional credential ATC®.
- OSU graduates tend to find jobs in intercollegiate and professional athletics in numbers higher than the national average.

Stony Brook University
- The Athletic Training Program (ATP), offered by the School of Health Technology and Management, is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training (CAATE).
- The BS in athletic training earned at Stony Brook can qualify the graduate for further education in a number of areas including medicine, physician assistant, physical therapy, kinesiology, exercise physiology, and education, etc.

Indiana University
- Indiana University is the one of only a few institutions in the United States to offer both undergraduate and graduate athletic training programs accredited by the CAATE and the National Athletic Trainers’ Association, respectively.
- Students who complete the B.S. in Kinesiology with a major in Athletic Training are prepared to sit for the Board of Certification examination.

Washington State University (WSU)
- The WSU athletic training program is designed to provide individuals with the academic and clinical competencies that are required to be eligible for professional certification. The program is accredited by the CAATE.
- Some of the courses in the program include: Human Psychology, Strength Training, Human Physiology, Behavioral Aspects of Human Movement, Biomechanics, Principles of Movement for Individuals with Disabilities, Exercise Physiology, etc.

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