Are you interested in a career as an athletic trainer? George Fox University’s bachelor’s degree in athletic training prepares you to work in a wide range of settings. Graduates of the program are employed at secondary schools, colleges, corporate fitness centers, physical therapy clinics, and rehabilitation and sports medicine clinics. Some graduates obtain advanced degrees in several disciplines related to exercise science and athletic training.
Certified athletic trainers are medical professionals who are experts in injury prevention, assessment, treatment and rehabilitation, particularly in the orthopedic and musculoskeletal disciplines. Students who are accepted into the program and complete all requirements will be prepared to sit for the athletic training Board of Certification exam.
In addition to taking courses related to your major, you’ll take general education classes ranging from Bible and the humanities to communication and mathematics – all taught from a Christian worldview where faith is integrated with learning.
The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Athletic Training Education (CAATE).
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