Core Curriculum

  • Core curriculum includes:
    • Medical terminology
    • Human anatomy and physiology
    • Care and prevention of athletic injuries
    • Therapeutic Modalities
    • Advanced Athletic Injury Management
    • Therapeutic Exercise and Rehabilitation
    • General medical aspects
    • Clinical experiences

Curriculum Guide

Professional Preparation

You will receive the skills and clinical proficiencies required to successfully sit for the Board of Certification examination and the State of Ohio licensure examination.

  • Program accredited through Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)

Our Faculty

  • Have extensive clinical experience with backgrounds in high school, collegiate, and sports medicine settings
  • Are innovative and interactive using state of the art facilities
  • Use multimedia technology to enhance classroom and laboratory learning

Clinical Experience

Ohio requires 800 hours of documented, athletic training experience under the direct supervision of a certified athletic trainer to qualify for state licensure.

  • You will be provided a variety of different clinical instructors and clinical experiences, including:
    • Male/female gender sports
    • Contact sports
    • Collision sports
    • In-season/off-season sports
    • Team/individual sports
  • Field experience can be completed at any of UA's affiliate allied health settings:
    • Akron General Medical Center
    • Summa Health Systems
    • Physical Therapy Center for Family PT

Real-world Experience

You can expand your knowledge and skills by working at one of the college-operated centers:

  • Area affiliated high schools
  • Summit Orthopedic
  • UA Health Services for general illness
  • UA Strength and Conditioning
  • Student Recreation and Wellness Center