To become a certified Athletic Trainer in most states, you must pass the Board of Certification (BOC) examination.
Some athletic trainers decide to attend graduate school to further develop their skills and knowledge.
Continuing Education (CE) courses allow health professionals to remain up-to-date on the latest practices, technologies, and trends. In most fields, CE units are necessary to maintain certification. Listed below are resources for CE courses.
Employment and Internships
These resources are excellent places to begin searching for athletic training careers or internships.
Athletic Training Professional Organizations
Professional organizations allow you to connect with other professionals in the field, complete continuing education, and find jobs or internships. Several organizations have annual conferences and provide scholarship opportunities for student members.
Athletic Trainers Working in Professional Sports
These professional organizations work with professionals teams. If you are interested in a career or internship with a professional team, connect to the athletic trainers in these or similar organizations.
Related Professional Organizations
These organizations support similar allied health professionals.
Duquesne has career resources as well as a student association. Click the links below to learn more.
Athletic Trainers can easily transfer their knowledge and skill set to several different fields. Listed below are some ideas!
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