College of Education, Criminal Justice, & Human ServicesCollege of Education, Criminal Justice, & Human ServicesUniversity of CincinnatiCollege of Education, Criminal Justice, & Human Services

College of Education, Criminal Justice, & Human Services

Athletic TrainingAthletic TrainingSchool of Human Services

Athletic Training

Athletic Training

UC Athletic Training

Ken Rushford

Developing interdisciplinary leaders in sports medicine, injury management and sport science


The University of Cincinnati Athletic Training Program is nationally accredited program by CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education) and offers a Bachelor of Science Degree in Athletic Training through the School of Human Services in the College of Education Criminal Justice, and Human Services.

The Athletic Training Program promotes a comprehensive academic program in athletic training and health and wellness which prepares the student for a professional career in athletic training.  It is sequenced for the student to learn the basics of the profession and continue to develop their skills as they gain additional knowledge and experience during their academic and clinical education.  Through the curriculum, the student will utilize the knowledge in planning, implementation, and evaluation of programs for diverse populations in all avenues of employment.

Graduates of the Athletic Training Program will be qualified to work at any competition level of sports as well as the clinical and industrial settings. The graduate may also find employment in community health agencies, departments of public health agencies, business and industry health care fitness programs, and other health care settings.

Upon graduation, students will be eligible for the national certification (ATC) exam granted by the Board of Certification (BOC), state licensure granted by the Ohio OT, PT, and AT board, and the NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. The athletic training program has documented successful outcomes on the BOC exam over the past three years.  Click here to view these results.




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