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Overview for Athletic Training/Trainer

A program that prepares individuals to work in consultation with, and under the supervision of physicians to prevent and treat sports injuries and associated conditions. Includes instruction in the identification, evaluation, and treatment of athletic injuries and illnesses; first aid and emergency care; therapeutic exercise; anatomy and physiology; exercise physiology; kinesiology and biomechanics; nutrition; sports psychology; personal and community health; knowledge of various sports and their biomechanical and physiological demands; and applicable professional standards and regulations.

Careers for Athletic Training/Trainer Majors

A major in Athletic Training/Trainer is highly relevant for the following careers. National averages for wages in each career is provided.

Colleges Offering a Major in Athletic Training/Trainer

Top 19 North Carolina Colleges with the highest percentage of Athletic Training/Trainer among the 2008-2009 graduating class.

AddInfoCollege Name Degrees Awarded/
Percentage
SelectivityTuition
Lenoir-Rhyne University
Hickory, NC
 15
(5.3%)
Less Selective$24,200 
Wingate University
Wingate, NC
 9
(3.2%)
Moderately Selective$20,140 
Catawba College
Salisbury, NC
 8
(2.8%)
Moderately Selective$23,740 
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Lees-McRae College
Banner Elk, NC
 5
(2.4%)
Moderately Selective$21,875 
Methodist University
Fayetteville, NC
 7
(2.2%)
Moderately Selective$22,970 
Barton College
Wilson, NC
 4
(1.9%)
Moderately Selective$20,648 
Mars Hill College
Mars Hill, NC
 2
(0.9%)
Moderately Selective$20,849 
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North Carolina Central University
Durham, NC
 7
(0.8%)
Moderately Selective$13,991 
High Point University
High Point, NC
 3
(0.6%)
Less Selective- 
Western Carolina University
Cullowhee, NC
 8
(0.5%)
Moderately Selective$13,927 
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Degrees awarded represents the number of bachelor's degrees awarded among the 2008-2009 graduating class.