Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences

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Athletic Training

The Athletic Training Program at UNLV offers hands-on clinical instruction that provides excellent field-based learning opportunities for each student. Students gain clinical experience directly from team physicians and staff athletic trainers in the areas of prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation for athletic-related injuries, as well as providing daily care for student athletes.

Academic Programs  Accreditation  Faculty/Staff  Contact

Academic Programs

The Athletic Training program offers a bachelor of science. Students interested in graduate degrees may earn master or doctorate degrees through the Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences department.

Undergraduate Program

Students within the Athletic Training Academic program understand and apply the knowledge, skills, and competencies of an entry-level athletic trainer, and they meet the expectations of the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education.

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Graduate Programs

Graduate degrees and assistantships are available through the Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences department. These opportunities include:

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Accreditation

The Athletic Training Program at UNLV is the only athletic training curriculum program in Nevada accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The CAATE certified the athletic training program at UNLV to have completed an accreditation review and be compliant with the national established standards through 2022–2023. The program tracks certification exam results data for the past three years.

Faculty/Staff

Tedd Girouard, M.S., ATC, LAT

Program Director, Athletic Training Program
Office: MPE-G 100
Mail Code: 3034
Phone Number: 702-895-5828
Fax: 702-895-1500

Michelle Samuel, M.S., ATC, LAT

Lecturer, Clinical Education Coordinator
Office: MPE-G 105
Mail Code: 3034
Phone Number: 702-895-1015
Fax: 702-895-1500

Contact

 Mailing Address

University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences
Box 453034
4505 Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154-3034

 Phone

702-895-0996

 Fax

702-895-1500

 Email

athletic.training@unlv.edu

 Campus Location

Bigelow Health Sciences (BHS), Room 319