Athletic Training Resources
What to do with this major...
|Assistant Athletic Trainer||College/University Athletic Trainer||Physician Extender|
|Athletic Trainer||High School Athletic Trainer||Professional Sports Athletic Trainer|
|Athletic Training Lab Technician||Industrial/Corporate Athletic Trainer||Rehabilitation Specialist|
|Athletic Training Program Director||Military Athletic Trainer|
|Camp Athletic Trainer||NASCAR Athletic Trainer|
|Exercise Physiologist||Fitness Instructor||Sports Nutritionist|
|Exercise Specialist||Health Instructor||Strength & Conditioning Specialist|
|Fitness Consultant||Medical Equipment Salesperson||Teacher|
Personal Characteristics to Be Successful
|Coordinated||Good communication skills, written and oral||Responsible|
|Dedicated||Knowledge of basic first aid and CPR||Sensitive|
Analyze/evaluate injuries and situations
Assist and provide physical care
Assist people of all ages and ethnicity
Coordinate group and individual exercise
Implement prescribed individualized treatment plans
Lead exercise classes
Manage and supervise employees
Monitor and assess progress
Operate modality machines and other training equipment
Perceive others' reactions, understanding and needs
Record, organize and store information
Reduce stress in others
Shift efficiently between two or more activities
Use multiple approaches when learning or teaching new things
Utilize good judgment
Work individually or in team
Athletic Trainers Jobs and Careers: This site provides you with the many jobs available within the Athletic Training job field.
National Collegiate Athletic Association: Provides up to the minute job openings.
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics: Available through the CMU Career Development website, this site offers job postings at Universities and Colleges around the country.
NATA: Nation Wide site updated with all the latest news in Athletic Training; current events, education, meeting information, membership details and member awards. Also a good resource for job postings.
Board of Certification: This site provides helpful knowledge on how to officially become a certified athletic trainer.
Master's degree in Athletic Training + Trainer: This site lists universities with Master's Degree Programs and request information from them.
School of Allied Health: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School
Top Schools with Athletic Training Programs: U.S. News provides information on the top universities that have Athletic Training