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Athletic training has been listed in the top ten jobs of the future by the Labor Department Occupational Outlook Handbook​.  Having a projected 37% increase by2018.​​

Athletic trainers are unique in that they are involved in all facets of health care for anyone who is engaged in physical activity. 

Athletic trainers are skilled in:

  • Prevention of injury
  • Recognition and diagnosis
  • Immediate treatment and referral
  • Rehabilitation


Athletic trainers work in a variety of employment settings including:

  • Professional sports

  • College/university athletics

  • High school athletics

  • Sports medicine

  • Rehabilitation clinics

  • Physician offices

  • Performing arts

  • Military


For more information about the athletic training profession and salary expectations visit: