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Athletic Training, M.S.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Athletic Training encompasses a wide range of healthcare subjects, from pathology of injuries and illnesses, to conditioning and rehabilitative exercises, to nutrition and pharmacology. Graduates provide a link between physically active individuals and the medical community. As such, Piedmont students receive classroom instruction and serve clinical practicums at traditional and allied community health settings across northeast Georgia, and are prepared to take the BOC, CSCS, and CHES exams upon program completion. Admission to the program is competitive and not guaranteed.

  • Accelerated-entry (3+2) students complete three years of coursework before beginning the two-year professional phase of studies and will graduate with both bachelor’s and master’s degrees
  • Traditional-entry students must hold a bachelor’s degree from Piedmont or another institution before entering the two-year professional phase of studies

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WHERE DO I START?

For more information about Piedmont, the application process, or to apply online, contact the Piedmont College Admissions Office.

For information on Required Coures, Prerequisite Courses and Graduation Requirements, see the Catalog.

 

ACCREDITATION

The Piedmont College Athletic Training Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).  The program has been placed on probation as of February 11, 2020, by the CAATE, 6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100, Austin, TX 78731-3101. The program is actively working to address the deficient standard, and is accepting both 3+2 and traditional graduate students as the process resolves. The 2020-2021 Curricular Action Plan will be posted by June 1, 2020; previous assessment data are also available here.
 
 
The undergraduate Athletic Training Program at Piedmont College is accredited by SACS and CAATE.

Stories & Highlights

Learning from Lions

Piedmont College Athletics hosted the third annual high school athletic training conference. The conference kicks off every fall at the Mize Athletic Center on the Demorest campus and is part of the required curriculum for students majoring in athletic training. The conference is host to about 40 students who attend nearby high schools. READ MORE