As an Athletic Training student at Marietta, you'll study anatomy using a human cadaver — something most students never see until medical school. You'll learn about everything from athletic training and applied nutrition to pathophysiology and kinesiology. The Athletic Training program at Marietta gives you a major that integrates intensive study of both medicine and the health sciences with a broad educational foundation that instills in you the critical thinking and communication skills that careers in the health care industry demand.
Marietta's Athletic Training program was one of the first in the nation to be accredited as a full major by the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA1984). Currently the 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. The Marietta College program will have it's next comprehensive review during the 2025-26 academic year.
Successful graduates are qualified to sit for the Board of Certification exam to become certified athletic trainers, and typically our graduate pass the first time.