• Sports Medicine

    Evaluate and advise individuals to assist recovery from or avoid athletic-related injuries or illnesses, or maintain peak physical fitness. May provide first aid or emergency care. (BLS.gov)

    Expect to learn how to:

    • Apply protective or injury-preventive devices, such as tape, bandages, and braces
    • Recognize and evaluate injuries
    • Provide first aid or emergency care
    • Develop and carry out rehabilitation programs for injured athletes
    • Plan and implement comprehensive programs to prevent injury and illness among athletes
    • Perform administrative tasks, such as keeping records and writing reports on injuries and treatment programs

    Career information for this program:

    • Salary range: $28,480 - $68,300
    • Education range: Bachelor's Degree
    • Projected job growth: 21%
    Statistics according to Bureau of Labor Statistics for Athletic Trainers, Retrieved: 5/23/2016

    CTSO affiliated with this program:


    HOSA

    Schools that offer this program:
    Central