Athletic Training

Athletic trainers are unique health care professionals who specialize in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries and illnesses.

Related Majors, Minors, and Concentrations

Our other undergraduate health degrees include a Bachelor of Science in Public Health and a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science. Or you can pursue a secondary field of study or a minor in public health or exercise science.

What can I expect to learn in the Athletic Training program at GW?

You’ll study all aspects of the care and treatment of injuries affecting physically active individuals. This includes prevention, evaluation and treatment of injuries, as well as therapeutic exercise and modalities. Training administration, injury and performance psychology, and medical issues in training are also covered.

What is the Athletic Training learning community like at GW?

We’re a tight-knit community with classes down the hall from the professors’ offices. You’ll know the names of your classmates, and your professors will get to know you as well.

What can I do in the Athletic Training field?

Your options are endless. Students go on to careers providing athletic health care for collegiate, high school and professional athletes. They work in rehabilitation clinics or obtain employment in industrial settings.

Nationally Accredited

This is the only athletic training program in D.C. that is nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education Programs.

Career Ready

Upon graduation, you’ll be eligible to take the National Athletic Training Association certification exam—and be well positioned for professional advancement.