The Athletic Training program has chosen to voluntarily withdraw its accreditation with the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) effective July 15, 2021 and is no longer accepting applications to its bachelor of science program. All students formerly accepted into the professional undergraduate athletic training program must complete the requirements of the major by July 15, 2021 to be eligible to sit for the BOC examination.
The UIU Advantage
Athletic trainers, working under the direction of a physician, are health care professionals who provide care for patients in the areas of prevention, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. At UIU, you will develop mastery of these professional competencies through a combination of classroom instruction and clinical experiences.
Why Athletic Training at UIU?
- Learn from faculty who have real-world experience and are experts in the fields they teach; enjoy the support of helpful, caring staff who are there for you from start to finish.
- Athletic trainers are recognized by the American Medical Association
Build Your Program
Athletic Training Courses
See course descriptions for the classes you need for your Athletic Training degree, as well as any general education requirements.
Keep up with your academic program’s registration deadlines, session dates, holiday breaks and exam schedules.
Careers in Athletic Training
Athletic trainers work in collaboration with physicians in a variety of settings, including sports, schools, clinics, cardiac rehab, medical fitness, physical therapy, occupational settings, performing arts, police/fire departments, and military units.
Sydney Pirillo, LAT, ATC, '18
Upper Iowa University offers small class sizes that allow for an open environment classroom with teachers that truly care about your future after graduation. As a result of the mentoring from my instructors along with the skill set they provided me, I was able to obtain a career in the field of my choice immediately following graduation.
Convenient, Focused Scheduling
UIU Athletic Training students have the advantage of focusing on fewer classes at once with the Two-at-a-Time schedule.
The Athletic Training bachelor’s degree program is offered through UIU’s Andres School of Education.