One of the most popular academic pursuits in the country, athletic training education is a science-based discipline designed to provide graduates with a thorough knowledge of the care and prevention of athletic injuries. Athletic trainers are integral members of the health-care teams of schools and universities, professional sports programs, sports clinics and hospitals.
Norwich offers superior degree paths with an emphasis on graduate-school preparation: About two-thirds of our students go on to graduate or professional schools.
Molding the degree to your personal interests
At Norwich, a core curriculum through freshman and sophomore years provides background knowledge in biology, assessment, care and prevention of athletic injuries, physics and English.
Students may elect to pursue either a bachelor’s degree in Sports Medicine with a concentration in Health Sciences or the Athletic Training degree program.
Both programs incorporate hands-on experience in professional settings, with opportunities for internships and other community-based learning.