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Athletic training is a health care profession that deals with the prevention, evaluation, emergency care and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. The athletic training major is designed to offer the knowledge, skills and experience necessary for a student to become eligible to take the Board of Certification national examination.

The program is structured to prepare students for entry-level athletic training positions and graduate studies in athletic training.

This program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education ( CAATE). Because of the nature of the clinical education portion of the program, the athletic training program is selective, and space is limited.

Topics of Study

  • Health Science
  • Nutrition
  • Medical Terminology
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Emergency Medical Response
  • Prevention and Care of Sports Injuries
  • Clinical Examination
  • Therapeutic Interventions
  • Medical and Surgical Aspects
  • Human Development and Motor Learning
  • Applied Kinesiology
  • Exercise Testing and Prescription

 View UT's online catalog for all required courses.

Student Organization

Athletic Training Student Organization
The mission of the organization shall be to promote and advance the profession of athletic training, encourage education and the exchange of ideas, develop and maintain professional relationships and improve the profession of athletic training at The University of Tampa, the community and beyond.

External Resources