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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.


The Piedmont College Athletic Training Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) located at 6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100, Austin, TX 78731-3184. The program will have its next comprehensive review during the 2019-2020 academic year. The institutional retention rate, BOC pass-rate, and placement statistics are posted here. National BOC pass-rate data are also available from the CAATE.
The undergraduate Athletic Training Program at Piedmont College is accredited by SACS and CAATE, and is currently applying to both for a change in level of degree. We are no longer accepting students into the undergraduate program. The first graduate cohort is expected to enroll in May 2019, and the last undergraduate cohort is expected to graduate in May 2020. Accelerated-entry students may enroll beginning Fall 2017.

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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