Student Experience

Wondering what it's like to be a student in the Pre-Athletic Training Program here at the University of Cincinnati? As a student in this cutting-edge program, you'll be equipped with the knowledge, tools, hands-on experience, and community engagement needed to excel. Learn what opportunities are available to you as you embark on your unique undergraduate experience. 

Student Experience

Hi, I'm Bryn Cortez!

Bryn Cortez, 3rd year  in the Health Science - Pre Athletic Training Program, holds water on the football field.

Bryn Cortez, 3rd year in the Health Science - Pre Athletic Training Program

I am entering my 3rd year in the Pre-AT program. I chose UC’s Pre-AT program because of the amazing 3+2 program, where I can get both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in only 5 years. I save a whole year of tuition and time, setting me up perfectly to apply to medical school.

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Getting Involved 

Make the most out of your college journey by getting involved on campus! There's no better way to enrich your experience and create lasting memories than by actively participating in student organizations, clubs, and events. Involvement on campus offers a myriad of benefits that go beyond the classroom such as personal development, community building, networking opportunities, and educational enrichment.    


Students pack a medical emergency bag.

Students pack a medical emergency bag.

REHABCATS stands for Recognizing, Evaluating, and Healing for Athletic Benefit by Cincinnati Athletic Training Students. The mission of REHABCATS is to advance the interests of members by providing means for education, the exchange of ideas within the profession of athletic training, and encouraging members to establish good contacts while enhancing the quality of health care for the University of Cincinnati’s athletes through:

  • prevention
  • evaluation
  • management
  • rehabilitation of injuries

The University of Cincinnati is home to over 600 student organizations! Find one that is right for you. Click the button below for a comprehensive list of all that UC has to offer.  

Success Resources 

Photographed University Cincinnati students, faculty for marketing promos for CAHS Thursday March 30, 2023 at College of Allied Health Sciences. Photo by Joseph Fuqua II

Anastasia Russell, Dani Ameh, Kaleb Gerken (right to left)

Every student's educational journey is unique. Together with the University of Cincinnati's centralized programs and resources, The College of Allied Health Sciences provides a wide range of solution-based services, intended to remove obstacles and clear the pathway to success.Replace with your text

In the News


UC grad heads to Super Bowl as Bengals assistant head athletic...

February 8, 2022

Dan Willen, the assistant head athletic trainer for the AFC Champion Cincinnati Bengals, graduated from UC in 1998 with a degree in health promotion with an emphasis on athletic training. That program would be part of the formation a year later of the College of Allied Health Sciences. One of the reasons Dan, who went to high school in Dayton, OH, chose UC is because his dad graduated from the aerospace engineering program at UC in 1968 and did his co-op at NASA during the height of the manned missions to the moon.

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