Program Outcomes

Certificate Icon

Occupational Skills Award


The Athletic Training Occupational Skills Award prepares the student for careers in Athletic Training and Physical Therapy for skills necessary for entry-level positions in Physical Therapy Clinics and provides foundational preparation for students interested in Athletic Training programs. Skills learned in this program are additionally valuable to students interested in such professions as fitness trainer, coach, or teacher in the physical education and kinesiology field. Students will learn basic exercise physiology, be able to identify common athletic injuries and causes, and be able to apply specific stretching, strengthening, and rehabilitation techniques for preventative and rehabilitative care. In addition, students will become cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillator (AED) certified and learn how to write subjective, objective, assessment, and plan (SOAP) notes and injury reports.

Potential Careers in this Field

Ready to Get Started?