The athletic training major offers in-depth, hands-on classroom, lab, and clinical experiences in sports medicine. It is a CAATE-accredited program.
Students work closely with nationally recognized faculty experts and clinical supervisors in a variety of settings. Clinical practicums are completed with UGA varsity teams, high schools, and area clinics. Students graduate and take a national exam to earn the Certified Athletic Trainer credential. Students may opt to pursue the Emergency Medicine Technician credential as well.
Practicum experience with UGA varsity sports, high school sports, physical therapy clinics
Students also get to experience state-of-the-art therapeutic equipment and medical facilities. They also have the option of double majoring in exercise and sport science if they apply and are accepted to that major.
Faculty are nationally recognized experts in concussion, emergency management and on-field care, heat Illness, and joint injury.