Career Path of Athletic Trainers

With a degree in athletic training, you can take your career in a number of directions, such as working in:

  • Colleges and universities
  • High schools
  • Hospitals, clinics, and physician offices
  • Industrial and commercial businesses
  • Military and law enforcement agencies
  • Performing arts centers
  • Professional sports organizations

Employment for the field is projected to grow 23% from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations, because of the importance of preventing injuries and reducing health care costs