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Senior Administrative AssistantKathy Bleday
Sports Medicine Athletic Trainer, AA
Would You Like to Work One-On-One with Athletes to Keep Them in Their Best Physical Shape?
Are you interested in the medical field and how it applies to athletes? Do you get excited thinking about working with sports teams and individual athletes in diagnosing, preventing and caring for various bone and muscle injuries? Sports medicine athletic training could be the program designed for you!
As an athletic trainer, you can work in various educational settings such as schools, universities, hospitals, fitness centers or with professional teams.
This specific option will prepare you to enter upper‐division studies in sports medicine and athletic training. We offer the necessary prerequisites for Florida University Baccalaureate Programs. The completion of a four-year program will prepare you to work with injury prevention and recognition, immediate care, rehabilitation, health care management and professional development in a sports medicine environment. Students pursuing the athletic training option are required to pass The National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification (NATABOC).
If you're interested in using this program to gain admission to medical school, you should consult the medical advisor to determine the appropriate sequence of courses.
It is strongly recommended that you are familiar with the admission requirements of the university you plan to attend.
Sports Medicine/Athletic Trainer Program Course Requirements
Principles of Nutrition
A complete list of courses with descriptions can be found in the Catalog
What can you do with a Sports Medicine/Athletic Trainer Degree?
In this field, people find careers as:
Exercise Trainers and Group Fitness Instructors
Sports Camp Counselor
Gulf Coast alumni of this program have continued their education at:
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