Our Mission Statement

The Department of Athletic Training and Sports Medicine includes the Bachelor of Sports Medicine Degree, Master of Athletic Training Program and the Athletic Training Department responsible for the health and well-being of Marietta College athletes. The department aims to promote, patient-centered care, interprofessional education and collaboration, student learning, professional development, evidence-based medicine, and advocacy for athletic training among its students, staff, faculty, and affiliates.

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Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine

The Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine major is a pre-athletic training major. This major includes all of the prerequisite classes that students must complete prior to beginning the Master of Athletic Training Program. These courses include biology, chemistry, physics, communication, psychology, and sports medicine. Students will gain the foundational knowledge needed to begin the Master of Athletic Training Program.

The Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine degree has two different tracks, the 3+2 and the 4+2.

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The Master of Athletic Training Program

At Marietta, Athletic Training is a graduate program. Our program is designed to prepare students to develop the competencies essential to embark on a professional career in athletic training. 

ATP will teach you about everything from athletic training, physical assessment, applied nutrition, pharmacology, and therapeutic rehabilitation, to kinesiology, pathophysiology, and anatomy. The mission of the Athletic Training Program (ATP) is to prepare students to become qualified healthcare professionals who implement evidence-based, patient-centered care in collaboration with interprofessional teams.

Upon successful completion of the degree, students will be eligible to sit for the BOC (Board of Certification) exam for Athletic Training.

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