Athletic training majors prepare to enter a profession with an anticipated 23% increase in employment between 2016 and 2026. (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics) This master’s degree provides several additional career options, including certification as an Emergency Medical Technician or as a certified strength and conditioning specialist.
Graduates work in a variety of career settings, including in colleges and universities, professional sports teams, high schools and middle schools, as physician extenders, and industrial or occupational medicine. Moreover, the College’s track record in physical therapy (DPT) bodes well for athletic training majors. LVC DPT graduates boast 100 percent job offer rates as well as 100% pass rates on the physical therapy board exam. A strong and active alumni network ensures that athletic training graduates will have extensive support during and after program completion.