Your future in athletic training is here!
The USM Athletic Training program will prepare you to enter a fast paced health profession with a focus on providing medical care to active individuals. As a BOC certified athletic trainer, you’re ready to pursue a career in professional sports, performing arts, tactical training, athletics, industrial and clinical settings. Our focus is to provide a low-residency program that prepares you through online coursework, in-person labs, hands-on simulation experiences, and clinical immersion.
The University of Southern Maine Athletic Training Program is accredited and in good standing with the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education. This program will prepare students to be eligible for licensure within the State of Maine. Visit the UMS State Authorization and Licensure page to learn more about the licensure requirements in other states and territories, and for contact information to inquire further about the licensure requirements associated with this program.
The Athletic Training Program uses a combination of simulation and real-life clinical experiences to engage students in learning. In addition, students have the opportunity to work in interdisciplinary healthcare teams to improve patient outcomes and interprofessional communication.
Undergraduate to Graduate Pathways
Take a look at program and degree options and select the pathway that suits your goals. We include accelerated graduate pathways and options to enter from a traditional bachelor’s degree program. Many students have the opportunity to earn their Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in only 5 years!
Our mission is to deliver a comprehensive learning experience that will prepare students to excel as entry-level athletic trainers and productive professionals. The Athletic Training Program integrates a competency based educational model that emphasizes professionalism, community involvement, knowledge and skill acquisition, and workforce preparation. The program achieves this through a variety of teaching methods including high fidelity simulation, hands-on laboratory experiences, inter-professional activities, online and blended learning modalities. We assess student and program outcomes to track and inform programmatic change.
Students have the opportunity to attend clinical rotations nearly anywhere in the USA. From California to Maine, you’ll find USM AT students everywhere. Take a look at our list of notable clinical sites.