Earn your athletic training degree in a nationally distinguished program committed to providing students with a variety of learning experiences with different patient populations and health care settings.
Gain theoretical knowledge and understanding of the allied health profession of athletic training as well as current procedures and techniques in physical and mental health management. Join our family of alumni working around the world in settings ranging from the NFL, MLB and NBA to collegiate athletics, entertainment, hospitals and schools.
Study in one of the top programs in the nation — one that has been CAATE-accredited for more than 25 years.
Complete two clinical immersion experiences and become eligible to sit for the Board of Certification examination.
Gain advanced clinical skills including phlebotomy, casting, IVs, suturing, diagnostic ultrasound and dry needling.
Join our large alumni network working in a variety of different settings in health care and sports all over the world.
What You’ll Study
Prepare to complete BOC certification and provide evidence-based, patient-centered health care. Enjoy a combination of classroom instruction, simulation labs, standardized patients for practical exams and diverse clinical experiences. Learn to advocate for and educate patients while working with other health professionals to optimize treatment plans.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Applying critical thinking and analytical skills to make informed and effective decisions
Working with professionals from different disciplines to provide coordinated care or services
Understanding cultural variation and adapting behaviors and communication styles accordingly
Using proven strategies to help individuals or groups achieve positive outcomes
Providing medical care to individuals who have been injured or harmed
Exchanging information and ideas through speaking, writing or other means of expression
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
- Health and Wellness
Employers of Alumni
- Florida Bone & Joint Specialists
- NovaCare Rehabilitation
- Orthopaedic Associates of Michigan