Earn your post-professional athletic training degree in a program committed to distinguishing itself as a state and national leader addressing the needs of students, the athletic training profession, and the community.
This degree is designed for individuals who are already certified as athletic trainers and looking for advanced preparation in the field of athletic training. Gain theoretical knowledge and understanding of the allied health profession of athletic training as well as current procedures and techniques in sport injury management.
Interact with variety of patient populations and engage in interprofessional education and collaborative practice.
Advocate for athletic training education opportunities and recognize the roles of ATs in health care.
Learn how to access, interpret, and integrate relevant research into your clinical decisions.
Use standardized patient encounters and simulation to continue to develop in your clinical practice.
What You’ll Study
Prepare for advanced clinical practice and research. Enjoy a combination of formal classroom instruction and clinical experiences. Learn to advocate for and educate the patient while interacting with other health professionals to optimize the quality of care. Quantitatively confirm improvements resulting from changes. Complete a project or thesis.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Exchanging information and ideas through speaking, writing or other means of expression
Understanding and using specialized language and vocabulary in health care settings
Examining and interpreting information to uncover insights and inform decision making
Communicating and interacting effectively in a variety of social and professional situations
Gathering and analyzing information to increase knowledge or solve problems
Communicating scientific research and findings in a clear, accurate and compelling manner
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
Learn how alumni use degrees with outcome data from Gamecock GradStats, a service of the University of South Carolina Career Center.
- Athletic Trainer
- Assistant Athletic Trainer
Average Alumni Salary
Five to 10 years after graduation without additional education $61,464
- Professional Sports
- Medical Facilities
- Performing Arts
- Industrial/Occupational Health
Employers of Alumni
- Florida Bone & Joint Specialists
- NovaCare Rehabilitation
- Orthopaedic Associates of Michigan