What You Can Do with a Major in Athletic Training

At Aurora University, we’ll help turn your passions into a career. From your first course to your clinical experiences, you’ll acquire the knowledge and skills you need to become a successful health care professional in the field of athletic training. We’ll prepare you to make a difference in people’s lives.

Our four-year program gives you a strong academic foundation in injury prevention, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic interventions, and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions.

Recommended for students who are interested in working with athletic teams or a career in the health care industry.

POTENTIAL CAREER TITLES

Prepare for potential careers as a(n):

  • Athletic Trainer
  • Exercise Specialist
  • Fitness Consultant
  • Rehabilitation Tech
  • Strength & Conditioning Coach

Potential careers for graduates with additional education or experience:

  • Occupational Therapist
  • Physical Assistant
  • Physical Therapist
  • Sports Dietician
  • Sports Psychologist
  • Sports Team Physician

CAREER PLANNING AND JOB SEARCH RESOURCES

CAMPUS OPPORTUNITIES

On campus-employment:

  • Athletics Student Worker
  • Fitness Center
  • Residence Hall Advisor
  • Weight Room

Student Organization:

  • Iota Tan Alpha
  • Fitness Physical Education and Coaching
  • Spartan Athletic Student Organization

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT CAREER SERVICES:

630-844-5403 | career@aurora.edu | aurora.edu/career
Eckhart Hall, Room 316