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Bachelor of Sciences (BS) in Athletic Training

Note to students seeking enrollment in Athletic Training in 2017 and beyond

Please click here to read about changes coming to the program in 2017.


Experiential Learning/Clinical Eduction 

Clinical Education 

If you are a Athletic Training student you are required to participate in a minimum of six semesters of clinical education experiences by participating in supervised clinical education settings. You will have opportunities for clinical experiences associated with a variety of different populations including genders, varying levels of risk, protective equipment (to minimally include shoulder pads and helmet), and evidence based practice. These experiences address a continuum of care that will prepare you to function in a variety of settings and meet the domains of practice delineated for a certified athletic trainer in the profession.

Using an outcomes-based approach, you are instructed and evaluated by athletic training professionals in the following areas:

  • lower extremity experience
  • upper extremity experience
  • equipment intensive experience
  • general medical conditions: a segment of the clinical education experience must be directed towards a patient population having general medical ailments.

The Athletic Training Program’s clinical sites include:

University and Colleges: Sports Medicine Clinics:
University of Cincinnati Beacon Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
Thomas More College Choice Physical Therapy
NovaCare Rehabilitation – University of Cincinnati
High Schools: St. Elizabeth Sports Medicine
Anderson HS Wellington Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Beechwood, HS (KY)
Cincinnati Country Day HS General Medical and Physician:
Colerain HS University Health Services
Elder HS University Dermatology
Highlands HS (KY) University Family Practice
Loveland HS University Orthopedics
Moeller HS
Northwest HS Professional Athletics and Alternative:
Oak Hills HS Cincinnati Ballet, Inc.
Princeton HS Cincinnati Bengals, Inc.
Roger Bacon HS Cincinnati Cyclones, Inc.
Seton HS Cincinnati Reds, LLC
St. Xavier HS
Sycamore HS
Walnut Hills HS
Winton Woods HS
Wyoming HS

Athletic Training alumni works with Bengals player

Experiential Learning 

If you are a Athletic Training ​student you are required to complete a capstone experience for the BS Athletic Training Degree. This capstone experience includes a 12 credit hour semester (450 hours) long internship the fall semester of the senior year.  Internship sites have included:

University and Colleges: Sports Medicine and General Medical Sites:
Boston College Beacon Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Butler University Japan Town Medical Group
College of Wooster
Gallaudet University Professional Sports and Alternative Sites:
Ohio Dominican University Cincinnati Bengals, Inc.
Stanford University Cincinnati Ballet, Inc.
University of Arizona Cincinnati Cyclones, Inc.
University of New Orleans Florence Freedom Professional Baseball
University of Tennessee LA Galaxy Professional Soccer
Virginia Tech University US Navy Special Warfare
Webber International University
High Schools:
Carmel HS/St. Vincent Sports Medicine
Highlands HS
Loveland HS
Massilon Perry HS
Moeller HS
St. Xavier HS
Whitmer HS

Athletic Training student on the field

Contact Us

Department of Rehabilitation, Exercise, and Nutrition Sciences
3202 Eden Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0394

For Nutrition Science Programs:

Kimberly Maco, MS
Phone: 513-558-7503
Email: ​

​For Athletic Training, DPT, MOT, and Health Sciences Programs:

Ashley Sandburg
Phone: 513-558-7477

More Information

Note to students seeking enrollment in Athletic Training in 2017 and beyond

Please click here to read about changes coming to the program in 2017.

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