Athletic Trainers

Job Description

Athletic trainers help prevent injuries among athletes and help them recover from injuries. They are health care professionals that diagnose and treat injuries caused by stress to the musculoskeletal system. They are also trained to teach injury prevention methods to people who work in jobs that have a high demand of physical activity.

Academic Requirements

Qualifications for a career in athletic training include, at minimum, a bachelor’s degree and certification. Most athletic trainers have graduate degrees.

Athletic Trainers
$40-60
Thousand
Average
Salary
High
Patient
Interaction
26.06%
Job
Growth
 
Low
Blood
Interaction
Bachelor's degree
Education
Required

Schools

Southwestern Illinois College

2500 Carlyle Avenue
Belleville, IL 62221

Saint Louis University

221 N. Grand Avenue
St. Louis, 63103
School results are based on career category, not specific degree field. For specific program and degree information, please visit the school page.

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