Athletic Training Major
Athletic training is an allied health profession that is dedicated to the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries in individuals who pursue a physically active lifestyle. Athletic trainers work with physicians and other members of the sports medicine team to help athletes and the physically active return quickly and safely to their sport or activity.
A Certified Athletic Trainer has the opportunity to work in a stimulating and dynamic setting that allows for close interaction with an active population and medical profession. You make a difference in the lives of your clients, both on and off the playing field. Helping return an athlete to play or a runner back to training is extremely rewarding. Student quickly discover that athletic training is a way of life, not merely a job. You are part of a team, not just a company. You are part of a social environment, not just a place of work.
Health Science Major
Health Sciences is a multidisciplinary field where your coursework combines clinical, psycho-social, organizational and societal aspects of health, disease and healthcare. You'll study the use of technology in healthcare, behavioral and organizational interventions, and use that knowledge to improve health and patient centered health care, and to improve the quality of life.
The health science major prepares you for work in schools, businesses, healthcare settings, and community organizations. You are equipped with educational tools and techniques to use in your profession by emphasizing health behavior theories and practical application through educational programming and service in the field. Coursework related to graduate health programs is encouraged for students with specific career interests such as PT, OT, AT, DC, or PA.