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Athletic Training Major (AT)

Why Study Athletic Training?

The Department of Kinesiology offers undergraduate majors in athletic training and kinesiology. Athletic training is a major specialty in the field of sports medicine where active daily involvement with athletes, physicians, and coaches affect the health care and well-being of the competitive and recreational athlete. The athletic training student is offered a wide interdisciplinary base of educational and professional development capable of preparing him or her for future job opportunities in the collegiate, professional, clinical, high school, or industrial setting.

Michigan State's undergraduate educational curriculum program involves an aggressive hands-on experiential learning structure blended with an academically enriched curricula. The athletic training student is exposed to current state-of-the-art philosophies, equipment, and research in athletic training. The coeducational athletic training program encourages both the undergraduate and graduate level athletic training student to experience a broad range of medical and intercollegiate opportunities through a greater awareness into the field of sports medicine while becoming certified by the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) Board of Certification (BOC).

For more information, please view the links to the right or visit the Athletic Training website.