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Athletic Training

Athletic Training (AT) courses cover a wide range of health care subjects, from pathology of injuries and illnesses, to conditioning and rehabilitative exercises, to nutrition and pharmacology.  Students receive classroom instruction and serve clinical practicums at health care facilities across northeast Georgia. The Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training degree may be completed in four academic years for students entering at the freshman level.  The Athletic Training track is designed to prepare graduates for the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification exam. (View Rack Card)

Why Piedmont?

Piedmont College’s R.H. Daniel School of Nursing and Health Sciences professors are dedicated to providing an outstanding and personalized program of study that prepares you to enter the professional workforce.

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. 
 


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