Pre-Athletic Trainer Career Track
Athletic Trainers (ATs) are highly qualified, multi-skilled health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to provide preventative services, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. ATs evaluate and treat musculoskeletal injuries or illnesses. Provide preventive, therapeutic, emergency, and rehabilitative care.
While pursuing a bachelor's degree at Tennessee Tech, students will follow the suggested career track coursework and engage in related co-curricular activities to prepare for the graduate professional school of their choice.
Most health professional schools and allied health science programs will require academic coursework before students are admitted into the program. Upon completion of your degree from Tech, you will have much of the required coursework completed before applying to athletic training programs.
Students pursuing the Pre-Athletic Trainer Career Track typically major in the following program:
- Exercise Science
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Additional information regarding general academic requirements:
Students pursuing the Pre-Athletic Trainer Career Track participate in the following student organizations. Involvement within these clubs and organizations provide viable experience, networks, and further connects students with their program of study and career goals.
- Exercise Science, Physical Education and Wellness Club
- Remote Area Medical Clinic
- National Athletic Trainers' Association
- Tennessee Athletic Trainers Society
- American College of Sports Medicine
- National Academy of Kinesiology
The following is a non-comprehensive list of professional schools Tech graduates attend upon completion of their coursework at Tennessee Tech.