The Athletic Training program at the University of Miami is an undergraduate education program that has been accredited by 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; Didactic courses are sequenced to maximize student learning. Please see the Athletic Training website or the Athletic Training Guidelines Manual for the course sequence form and other important information regarding the requirements for completion of the Athletic Training major.

  • A degree in Athletic Training requires a major GPA of 3.0 or higher and an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  • Seniors are required to participate in the General Education Assessment prior to graduation as part of the SACS accreditation review process.
  • Students must successfully meet all of the retention requirements outlined in the Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP) handbook in order to continue in the major.

Curriculum Requirements

Major Requirements 67 Credits
KIN 140Introduction to Athletic Training2
KIN 141Introduction to Athletic Training Lab1
KIN 145Responding to Emergencies3
KIN 184Athletic and Sport Injuries3
KIN 202Applied Nutrition for Health and Performance3
KIN 210Foundations in Athletic Training2
KIN 212Elements of Sports Psychology3
KIN 221Exercise Physiology: Biochemistry and Skeletal Muscle3
KIN 230Medical Terminology and Documentation1
KIN 232Basic Human Physiology3
KIN 234Functional Human Anatomy3
KIN 235Personal and Community Health3
KIN 250Orthopedic Assessment: Lower Extremity3
KIN 251Orthopedic Assessment: Lower Extremity Lab1
KIN 260Orthopedic Assessment: Upper Extremity3
KIN 261Orthopedic Assessment: Upper Extremity Lab1
KIN 264General Medical Conditions Evaluation1
KIN 345Kinesiology3
KIN 365Exercise Programming3
KIN 443Clicical Athletic Training Lab I2
KIN 444Clinical Athletic Training Lab II2
KIN 455Clinical Athletic Training Lab III2
KIN 456Clinical Athletic Training Lab IV2
KIN 461Therapeutic Modalities2
KIN 462Therapeutic Modalities Laboratory1
KIN 463Therapeutic Rehabilitation2
KIN 464Therapeutic Rehabilitation Laboratory1
KIN 465Pharmacology1
KIN 470Administrative Aspects of Athletic Training2
KIN 476Seminar in Athletic training2
KIN 488Gross Anatomy3
MTH 161Calculus I (or equivalent)4
Statistics and Research Methods
EPS 351Introduction to Statistics and Research Design3
KIN 415Evidence Based Sports Medicine3
Other Required Courses
Cognate Courses18
ENG 105English Composition I3
ENG 106English Composition II3
MTH (per placement) or Electives6
Total Credit Hours120

Suggested Plan of Study

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
FallCredit Hours
ENG 105 English Composition I 3
UMX 100 The University of Miami Experience 0
MTH (per placement) or Elective 3
Cognate Course 3
Cognate Course 3
KIN 184 Athletic and Sport Injuries 3
 Credit Hours15
ENG 106 English Composition II 3
KIN 212 Elements of Sports Psychology 3
MTH (per placement) or Elective 3
Cognate Course 3
Cognate Course 3
 Credit Hours15
Year Two
KIN 140 Introduction to Athletic Training 2
KIN 141 Introduction to Athletic Training Lab 1
KIN 145 Responding to Emergencies 3
KIN 232 Basic Human Physiology 3
KIN 234 Functional Human Anatomy 3
MTH 161 Calculus I 4
 Credit Hours16
KIN 202 Applied Nutrition for Health and Performance 3
KIN 210 Foundations in Athletic Training 2
KIN 230 Medical Terminology and Documentation 1
KIN 235 Personal and Community Health 3
KIN 345 Kinesiology 3
Cognate Course 3
 Credit Hours15
Year Three
KIN 250 Orthopedic Assessment: Lower Extremity 3
KIN 251 Orthopedic Assessment: Lower Extremity Lab 1
KIN 443 Clicical Athletic Training Lab I 2
KIN 465 Pharmacology 1
KIN 461 Therapeutic Modalities 2
KIN 462 Therapeutic Modalities Laboratory 1
Cognate Course 3
 Credit Hours13
KIN 221 Exercise Physiology: Biochemistry and Skeletal Muscle 3
KIN 260 Orthopedic Assessment: Upper Extremity 3
KIN 261 Orthopedic Assessment: Upper Extremity Lab 1
KIN 264 General Medical Conditions Evaluation 2
KIN 365 Exercise Programming 3
KIN 444 Clinical Athletic Training Lab II 2
 Credit Hours14
Year Four
KIN 455 Clinical Athletic Training Lab III 2
KIN 463 Therapeutic Rehabilitation 2
KIN 464 Therapeutic Rehabilitation Laboratory 1
KIN 470 Administrative Aspects of Athletic Training 2
KIN 488 Gross Anatomy 3
EPS 351 Introduction to Statistics and Research Design 3
Elective 3
 Credit Hours16
KIN 415 Evidence Based Sports Medicine 3
KIN 456 Clinical Athletic Training Lab IV 2
KIN 476 Seminar in Athletic training 2
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
 Credit Hours16
 Total Credit Hours120