The Athletic Training Program at the University of Cincinnati is a nationally accredited program by CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education). It prepares the student for a professional career in athletic training and allied health fields. It is sequenced for the student to learn the basics of the profession then continue to develop their skills as they gain additional knowledge and experience during their academic and clinical education.
The Athletic Trainer’s professional preparation is directed toward the development of specified clinical proficiencies and competencies in the following domains: Prevention of athletic injuries; recognition, evaluation, and assessment of injuries; immediate care of injuries, treatment, rehabilitation, and reconditioning of athletic injuries; health care administration; professional development and responsibility. Through a combination of formal classroom instruction and clinical experience, the Athletic Trainer is prepared to apply a wide variety of specific health care skills and knowledge within each of the domains.