The Athletic Training program at the University of Miami is a graduate professional program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The program is designed to provide a structured classroom and clinical experience to prepare students to become eligible to sit for the Board of Certification exam.

Athletic Trainers (ATs) are health care professionals who render service or treatment, under the direction of or in collaboration with a physician. As a part of the health care team, services provided by ATs include injury and illness prevention, wellness promotion and education, emergent care, examination, and clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention, and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions.

Please see the Athletic Training website or the Athletic Training Guidelines Manual for the course sequence requirements and other important information regarding the requirements for completion of the Athletic Training degree.

Curriculum Requirements

Core Courses (54 credits) 1
KIN 663Foundations of Athletic Training3
KIN 664Orthopedic Assessment 1: Pathophysiology of Injuries3
KIN 665Orthopedic Assessment 2: Examination of the Musculoskeletal System3
KIN 682Clinical Pathology and Immediate Primary Care3
KIN 688Advanced Gross Anatomy in Kinesiology and Sport Sciences3
KIN 714Therapeutic Interventions3
KIN 715Evidence-Based Sports Medicine and Research Methods3
KIN 716Advanced Rehabilitation Techniques in Athletic Training3
KIN 717Applied Clinical Techniques in Athletic Training3
KIN 718Administration and Professional Development3
KIN 720Practicum in Athletic Training3
KIN 722Practicum in Athletic Training 23
KIN 724Practicum in Athletic Training III3
KIN 735Methods in Biomechanical Analysis3
KIN 763Seminar and Special Topics in Athletic Training3
KIN 764Athletic Training Clinical Field Experience6
or KIN 800 Supervised Practicum
KIN 766Research in Athletic Training3
Choose 2 Course (6 Credits) From the Following Electives 26
Athletic Training Techniques - Manual Therapy
Diagnostic Imaging Techniques in Sports Medicine
Independent Study 1: Clinical Internship Experience
Independent Study 2: Research Experience
Teaching Assistant Training in Kinesiology
Sports Medicine for the Female Athlete
Total Credit Hours60