Athletic Training Education Program
If you are interested in the Allied Health profession, majoring in athletic training at the University of Delaware could be your key to an exciting career as an athletic trainer, physical therapist, physician, physician assistant, and/or educator, to name a few.
The Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP) provides majors with skills in the prevention, evaluation, management, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) accredits the program recognized as one of the premier programs in the country. Students completing the major requirements are eligible to sit for the Board of Certification (BOC) examination for athletic trainers. Click here for a summary of outcomes data for UD's ATEP between 2009-2013 including 1st time pass rates on the BOC examination for athletic trainers, attrition/retention rates, and graduate placement information.
Graduates can use their entry-level skills to work as certified athletic trainers (ATC) in high schools, colleges and universities, sports medicine clinics, industrial settings, and professional sports teams. Opportunities for graduate (masters or doctoral) studies in athletic training or other allied health careers are also options for graduates from the Athletic Training Education Program. Others have utilized their undergraduate degrees and continued their education, and currently work as educators in athletic training, teachers, physical therapists, physicians, physician assistants and chiropractors throughout the nation.