Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training

COLLEGE OF NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCES

Department of Kinesiology and Health Studies

Students interested in a career in athletic training can receive excellent preparation in Southeastern's competitive, nationally accredited Athletic Training program. The valuable educational, clinical and research opportunities offered help students build a strong foundation vital to success in this field.

Career Information
Types of Jobs
  • Athletic training
  • Athletic training education instructor
Types of Employers
  • Athletic training education
  • Clinics
  • College and university athletics
  • High Schools
  • Industrial and corporate venues
  • International sports
  • Military
  • Physician's offices
  • Professional sports
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Nationally accredited since October 2002; first program in the state of Louisiana to receive such accreditation

  • Exposure to a variety of clinical settings

  • Assistance with job placement

  • Research opportunities

  • Opportunities to attend and present at professional conferences

  • Honors curriculum available

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
  • Total semester hours required: 120

  • Students must participate in a formal application process after completing three semesters of coursework and maintaining a GPA of 2.5 or higher; the number of students selected each year is based on the number of clinical opportunities available

  • Students who complete an accredited degree program in athletic training are eligible to take the national athletic training board of certification exam

RELATED DEGREES
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Education and Promotion

  • Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education, Grades K-12

  • Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology

  • Bachelor of Science in Sport Management

  • Master of Arts in Health and Kinesiology

CAMPUS ORGANIZATIONS & ACTIVITIES
  • Student Athletic Trainers Association


Contact Information

Tracie Parish, Athletic Training Faculty

tracie.parish@southeastern.edu

985-549-3203

Mailing address: SLU Box 10845, Hammond, LA 70402

On-campus address: Kinesiology & Health Studies Building, Room 1035

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