Athletic Training Major
THE MARQUETTE athletic training major
DIRECT ADMISSIONS. Like most athletic training programs, Marquette reviews applications on a competitive basis. But unlike most other programs, there's no re-applying after freshman year. Once you're selected for the athletic training major at Marquette, you can focus on your major right away. If you are not selected for direct admission, a limited number of transfer spots are available.
Marquette Athletic training majors have interned with:
- Green Bay Packers
- Milwaukee Brewers
- Milwaukee Bucks
- Milwaukee Ballet
- Disney's Wide World of Sports
LEARN THE ROPES NOW. As a Marquette athletic training major, you'll start your hands-on training freshman year. Your clinical time will be supervised by the same professors you'll meet in the classroom, all of whom have worked in the field as athletic trainers themselves. So you know that they have not just the knowledge, but the practical experience to teach you.
CERTIFICATION? NO SWEAT. Thanks to your academic preparation along with the practical experience you'll get working with high school, intercollegiate and professional athletes, you can approach your national certification exam with confidence. Marquette athletic training majors pass at a rate of nearly 90 percent; the national average is 40 percent.
You might like the athletic training major if you:
- Are skilled in science
- Have an interest in sports
- Enjoy working with people
- Are interested in health care
What can you do with a major in athletic training?
The athletic training major is excellent preparation for sports medicine, certified athletic training for college and professional sports teams, personal training, and graduate studies in physical or occupational therapy. Learn more about what you can do with a major in athletic training.
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Suggested curriculum for an athletic training major
Your major courses blue.
- Emergency Care, CPR and AED
- Introduction to Exercise Physiology
- Principles of Human Anatomy and Physiology
- Surface Anatomy and Palpation
- Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries
- Culture and Health
- Rhetoric and Composition I & II
- General Chemistry I & II
- Histories of Cultures and Societies Elective
- General Biology I
- Exercise Testing, Prescription and EKG
- Exercise Biochemistry and Physiology
- Clinical Proficiencies in Athletic Training I & II
- Therapeutic Modalities
- Athletic Training Evaluation I & II
- General Psychology
- Philosophy of Human Nature
- Theory of Ethics
- Introduction to Theology
- General Biology II
- Cognitive and Motor Learning
- Nutrition and Exercise Performance
- Principles of Strength Training and Conditioning
- Exercise Leadership
- Athletic Training Practicum I
- Exercise Physiology Elective
- Clinical Proficiencies in Athletic Training III & IV
- General Medicine in Athletic Training
- Rehabilitative/Therapeutic Exercise in Athletic Training
- Literature/Performing Arts Elective
- Theology Elective
- Mathematical Reasoning Elective
- Exercise Program Management
- Exercise for Special Populations
- Advanced Exercise Physiology
- Athletic Training Practicum II
- Athletic Training Elective
- Clinical Proficiencies in Athletic Training V
- Practicum in Athletic Training
- Theology Elective
- Medical Ethics