In order to meet accreditation requirements, Liberty University will be transitioning the B.S. in Athletic Training to the M.S. in Athletic Training over the next few years.
Beginning Fall 2018, you can either:
Develop the skills you need to become a certified athletic trainer with the B.S. in Athletic Training degree at Liberty University. Here, you’ll learn how to serve others through the prevention, examination, and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions.
Learn from experienced faculty who are grounded in their Christian faith and who share your passion for the field. Every course is taught by a faculty member with clinical experience and a terminal degree (Ph.D., Ed.D.).
Gain first-hand experience in your classes with our state-of-the-art facilities.
Confidently pursue your Athletic Training degree in a profession that is recognized as an Allied Health Profession by the:
125 credit hours, with 86 credit hours of degree-specific courses, designed to challenge and prepare you for the Board of Certification Exam
Apply your knowledge and skills while working directly with patients in our multiple clinical education sites.
Liberty University’s Athletic Training Program has over 20 clinical education sites.
Here, you will be supervised/mentored by a licensed athletic trainer or another health-care professional (preceptor).
This program prepared me for my career by challenging me beyond what I thought I was capable of and teaching me to be as prepared as possible for any situation.
The facilities allow students to learn at the highest level, giving them the best educational and clinical opportunities possible.
We were blessed with great professors in the program. They believed in me and that was so encouraging. My professors would do anything for us academically or personally.
The level of my professors’ expertise was immense. They are extremely personable and care about each individual student.
Liberty University's ATP prepared me for my career by constantly pushing me in the classroom and clinical setting to learn how to be an effective athletic trainer and to grow spiritually as well as professionally.
As health care professionals, athletic trainers (ATs) work with physicians to enhance patient/client abilities in athletics, the workplace, and everyday life. Licensed Athletic Trainers have completed their degree from a curriculum-approved, CAATE-accredited program like Liberty’s and passed their certifying examination. Services provided by ATs include:
Wellness Promotion and Education
Examination and Clinical Diagnosis
Rehabilitation of Injuries and Medical Conditions
Receive extensive hands-on learning opportunities with our state-of-the-art Athletic Training Lab.
You'll have access to our diagnostic, first aid, therapeutic equipment, and much more.
Practice your clinical skills and have them recorded for evaluation in our Standardized Patient Center.
Get beneficial feedback from faculty and your peers before you take your practical exams.