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Athletic Training

Athletic trainers specialize in preventing, diagnosing, treating injuries and illnesses.

In cooperation with physicians and other allied health personnel, they serve as integral members of an athletic healthcare teams.

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How to Apply

Top Reasons

Top Professors in Field

Top Professors in field

Your professors include an M.D. and SEC football’s first female athletic trainer.

Prestigious internships

Prestigious Internships

Our students intern at places like the NFL and Auburn University.



We give you plenty of opportunities for collaborative research with faculty.

Clinical Rotations

Each semester, you’ll complete a clinical rotation in a different setting. These are designed to give you experience in a variety of sports with different types of injury risks—and to help you explore your career options.

We offer Sophomores-Seniors assigned clinical sites. Forty to 120 clinical hours/semester are required.

  • Lakeland Regional Hospital
  • Watson Clinic
  • George Jenkins High School
  • Lakeland High School
  • Lakeland Christian School
  • Lake Gibson High School
  • Leading Edge Physical Therapy
  • Advanced Physical Therapy
  • Cross Fit
  • Orlando Predators

We also offer full time internship 12-16 hour course. 480-640 clinical hours are required.

  • Andrews Institute, Pensacola, FL
  • Arizona Cardinals
  • Auburn University
  • Clemson University
  • University of Tennessee
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Houston
  • University of Canberra, Australia
  • University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
  • Austin Peay State University

Course Information

Full details about the program including admission requirements, curriculum, and course descriptions can be found in the academic catalog.

Academic Catalog
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