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Athletic Training Program
Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training
The Athletic Training (AT) Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) and is designed to prepare students for the exciting profession of athletic training. Athletic Trainers are the front-line professionals dealing specifically with athletes and athletic injuries. The program consists of various academic and clinical education experiences. Not only will ahtletic training students be exposed to numerous academic challenges but, as a part of the clinical education program, they will also be involved in the daily delivery of athletic healthcare to the intercollegiate athletes at Cumberland University as well as athletes and individuals in additional settings. This hands-on clinical education experience will better enable the students to complete clincial education competencies and give them the opportunity to expand the concepts learned in the classroom. These experiences include practice and game coverage, injury evaluation and treatment, implementing injury prevention techniques, as well as designing and implementing long-term rehabilitation and conditioning programs.