Athletic training encompasses the prevention, diagnosis, and intervention of emergency, acute, and chronic medical conditions involving impairment, functional limitations, and disabilities.
UNI’s Athletic Training program offers educational and clinical experiences in injury/illness prevention, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. Your classroom learning will be immediately enhanced with diverse clinical education experiences.
Students interested in transferring should contact Dr. Kelli Snyder.
BEYOND THE CLASSROOM
Our on-campus facilities include three athletic training clinics, hydrotherapy room, research laboratory, UNI’s only cadaver lab and classrooms which facilitate highly effective hands-on learning environments.
You’ll get real experience
You will apply your knowledge and clinical skills through engagement in diverse clinical experiences with athletic trainers, physical therapists, physicians, chiropractors, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, strength and conditioning specialists, and other health care professionals. You will interact with our enthusiastic faculty and staff during classroom, research and community engagement opportunities.
Your future looks good
UNI athletic training students are highly successful in gaining employment or furthering their education in various graduate programs. Students are prepared to work as health care providers in various settings including colleges and universities, hospital and clinics, military, performing arts, occupational health, physician extender, public safety, and secondary schools.
COMMON CAREER AREAS
Assistant Athletic Trainer
FIND OUT MORE
If you have questions about our program, please call the special education department office at 319-273-6061.