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

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.

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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.

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

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.

Rebel Athletic Training Society

The Rebel Athletic Training Society provides its members with opportunities to develop leadership skills, build networks within the profession, and gain additional clinical experience while demonstrating and building awareness about the athletic training profession.

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