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Athletic Training Degree

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Athletic Training

Students working toward a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Athletic Training will achieve a comprehensive understanding of sports-related injuries, from diagnosis to rehabilitation and prevention. You will receive academic course work combined with practical hands-on experience under the supervision of nationally-certified and state-licensed athletic trainers.

Athletic Training Facilities at UT Permian Basin

Careers for Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training Majors:

Once you earn your degree, you can start a career in many fields, including: 

  • Hospital emergency departments
  • Intercollegiate athletics
  • Law enforcement and military
  • Occupational and industrial settings
  • Performing arts
  • Physician offices
  • Professional sports
  • Secondary schools
  • Sports medicine clinics

Degree Requirements

  • Complete at least 120 semester credit hours for the BS degree. At least 30 semester credit hours must be completed at UTPB. And at least 24 of the last 30 must be taken at U.T.P.B. 
  • Earn at least a B grade in ALL Athletic Training Courses
  • Maintain at least a 2.75 GPA
  • Earn at least a B in BIOL I and BIOL II

Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training Requirements 

  • At least 48  semester credit hours must be taken at the upper level.
  • Students will apply to the program in their first year after completing ATTR 1370 Introduction to Athletic Training, ATTR 2390 Athlete Wellness and Injury Prevention, BIOL I, and BIOL II
  • Student must earn a B or better in all prerequisite courses.  

Program Costs

Students accepted into the Athletic Training program will incur additional fees associated with the program.