What Can You Do With A Graduate Degree in Athletic Training?

Information and options for Athletic Training

Athletic Training Related Skills

  • Coordination
  • Active Listening
  • Time Management
  • Monitoring
  • Judgement and Decision Making
  • Critical Thinking
  • Attentive to Detail
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Service Orientation
  • Instructing
  • Systems Analysis
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Systems Evaluation

Related Entry-Level Career Titles

  • Physical Education Teacher
  • Physical Therapist
  • Coach
  • Personal Trainer
  • Soccer Coach
  • Injury Prevention Specialist
  • Boxing Instructor
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Physician’s Assistant

Employers of Athletic Training Majors

  • College & Universities
  • Elementary & Secondary Schools (State, Local, and Private)
  • Hospitals (State, Local, and Private)
  • Fitness and Recreational Centers
  • Physicians’ Offices
  • Professional Sports Teams
  • Law Enforcement
  • Military

Job Posting Sites

  • College Grad – Search entry level jobs and internships along with advice on careers, resumes, interviewing, salaries and job offers.
  • Indeed – You can search millions of jobs online to find the next step in your career
  • Get Athletic Trainer Jobs – Free Athletic Trainer job postings and career opportunities
  • iHire Sports and Recreation – Find great Sports and Recreation opportunities
  • UIS Career Connect – UIS Career Development Center’s job posting site

Career Planning Links

  • Explore Health Careers is a site with collaboration between health professionals and health care associations
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations
  • O’NET Online is a national job outlook and projections resource
  • Career OneStop is a site supported by the U.S. Department of Labor with great career tools/resources
  • GOALS is the UIS Career Development Center career development learning module
  • UIS Athletic Training provides an overview of their program

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