Athletic Training Degree at George Mason University (Mason)

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Athletic Training Degree

The athletic training program at George Mason University prepares students for a rewarding career in sports medicine as a certified athletic trainer. The program focuses on consultation with, and under the supervision of physicians to prevent and treat sports injuries and associated conditions. Program courses include: treatment of athletic injuries and illnesses, first aid and emergency care, therapeutic exercise, anatomy and physiology, kinesiology and biomechanics, nutrition, sports psychology, personal and community health, and applicable professional standards and regulations. Get more details below including other Virginia colleges that offer athletic training degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Athletic Training Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. George Mason University offers a bachelor's degree program in athletic training.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male7
Female19

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian2
Hispanic3
White16
Multiple Races3
Unknown2

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Athletic Training program at Mason, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Athletic Trainers

Description

Evaluate and advise individuals to assist recovery from or avoid athletic-related injuries or illnesses, or maintain peak physical fitness. May provide first aid or emergency care.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, athletic trainers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 21.1% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 340
    • Average Annual Salary: $52710

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Athletic Training Programs in Virginia

Athletic Training programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Shenandoah University

Winchester, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 18 students completed this program

Programs

  • Respiratory Therapy (M)
  • Physician Assistant (M)
  • Athletic Training (M)

James Madison University

Harrisonburg, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 19 students completed this program

Programs

  • Physician Assistant (B)
  • Athletic Training (B)

Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Radiologic Technology (M)
  • Athletic Training (M)

Bridgewater College

Bridgewater, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 8 students completed this program

Programs

  • Athletic Training (B)

Longwood University

Farmville, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 9 students completed this program

Programs

  • Athletic Training (B)

Lynchburg College

Lynchburg, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 18 students completed this program

Programs

  • Athletic Training (B)

Liberty University

Lynchburg, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 19 students completed this program

Programs

  • Athletic Training (B)

Old Dominion University

Norfolk, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 10 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nuclear Medicine (M)
  • Athletic Training (M)

Roanoke College

Salem, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 7 students completed this program

Programs

  • Athletic Training (B)

Averett University

Danville, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 8 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Radiologic Technology (B)
  • Athletic Training (B)

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
68.87%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
71%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
16:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
50

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$7,093