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College of Health Care Sciences
Nova Southeastern University
3200 S. University Drive
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33328

954-262-1101 or 877-640-0218
cahinfo@nova.edu

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program can become leaders in a variety of professional settings, including:

Sports Medicine Clinics

This growing industry provides opportunities for certified athletic trainers to work with a variety of health care professionals and a range of patients. In addition to athletic injury rehabilitation, many clinics provide athletic training services for secondary schools.

Colleges and Universities

Certified athletic trainers' jobs in colleges generally fall into two categories:

Professional Sports

In professional sports settings, certified athletic trainers work only one sport, such as football, baseball, basketball, or hockey. Although teams perform only a select number of months per year, ATCs work year-round in athlete conditioning and rehabilitation.

Industry Venues

Other athletic training employment opportunities include corporate health programs, health clubs, clinical and industrial health care programs, and athletic training education programs.

Research and Education

To advance the profession, many ATs, hold terminal degrees (Ph.D. or Ed.D.), teach and/or conduct research in sports medicine and athletic training.