Saint Louis University

Offered by Saint Louis University's Doisy College of Health Sciences 

Download a fact sheet about SLU's five-year athletic training degree. 

Saint Louis University Athletic Training Program Overview 

Saint Louis University's athletic training program offers applicants direct entry as freshmen and advancement through the entire five-year undergraduate and graduate program without additional applications, provided you remain in good academic standing.

As the university with St. Louis's only NCAA Division I athletic program, SLU offers its athletic training program students a diversity of clinical training sites, as well as state-of-the-art laboratories and clinical equipment in the Doisy College of Health Sciences. There may be additional admission requirements associated with this program. See the athletic training fact sheet for more details.

What You'll Learn in SLU's Athletic Training Program

Students who begin SLU's athletic training program as freshmen spend their first three years completing required liberal arts and science prerequisite programs before continuing into the professional phase of the program.

The two-year professional phase of the program includes clinical experiences each semester, as well as coursework in human anatomy, human kinesiology, clinical sciences, research, and administration.

What Can You Do With an Athletic Training Degree from SLU?

Following graduation, students from SLU's Athletic Training program are prepared to take the Board of Certification examination to practice as a Certified Athletic Trainer.

Graduates from SLU's athletic training program work in a variety of settings, practicing injury prevention, injury assessment, sports rehabilitation and sport-specific conditioning. 

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