Athletic Training (B.S.)

B.S. in Athletic Training Degree

Get Your B.S. in Athletic Training Degree at a Christian University

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Residential Program

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.

Hands-On Education

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:

  • American Medical Association
  • Health Resources Services Administration
  • Department of Health and Human Services


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Accreditation for Liberty's Athletic Training Degree

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Liberty University’s Athletic Training Program is nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). This is in addition to Liberty University’s full regional accreditation.


Academic Information

Clinical Education

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).

  • Student to preceptor ratio (1-3:1)

 

Athletic Training Testimonials

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.

– Shannon Neeley

The facilities allow students to learn at the highest level, giving them the best educational and clinical opportunities possible. 

– Joe Nash

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.

– Kathryn Crouthamel

The level of my professors’ expertise was immense. They are extremely personable and care about each individual student.

– Molly Hanson

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. 

– Brendan Liakos

 


See What You Can Do As an Athletic Trainer

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 EducationWellness Promotion and Education

Emergent CareEmergent Care

Examination and Clinical DiagnosisExamination and Clinical Diagnosis

Therapeutic InterventionTherapeutic Intervention

Rehabilitation of Injuries and Medical ConditionsRehabilitation of Injuries and Medical Conditions


Exceptional Athletic Training Facilities

Athletic Training Lab

Athletic Training Lab

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.

Athletic Training Laboratory

 

Standardized Patient Center

Standardized Patient Center

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.

Standardized Patient Center


Program Outcomes

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Contact

Matthew J. Gage
Ph.D., LAT, ATC
Program Director
mjgage@liberty.edu

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