Here’s our formula: You study the concept in the morning; then you practice it in a clinical setting that afternoon. The formula works — our students find success in high school and collegiate athletic training rooms, rehab clinics and graduate programs.
What are some potential careers?
- Rehab Clinics
- Industrial/Occupational Settings
- High School, Collegiate and Professional Athletics
- Military Settings
- Performing Arts
- Public Safety
What courses would I take?
- Orthopedic Evaluation and Diagnosis
- Therapeutic Modalities
- Athletic Injury Evaluation
- Field Problems in Athletic Training
- General Medical Concepts in Athletic Training
- Therapeutic Exercise Techniques Laboratory
What else can I do?
- Minimum of 40 to 300 hours of required clinical experience per semester in settings like high schools or rehab clinics
- Learn from professionals in hands-on patient care
- Connect with like minds in the Texas Wesleyan Sports Medicine Society
- Compete against other universities as a member of the Athletic Training Quiz Bowl team
- Participate in volunteer opportunities like the Dallas Rock & Roll Half Marathon, Kidnetics and Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walk Region 10
Where are students now?
- Working at orthopedic rehab clinics in the DFW area
- Studying in graduate assistant programs at schools like Dallas Baptist University, Texas State University and Gardner-Webb University
- Helping high school athletes as athletic trainers in the Fort Worth ISD, Lewisville ISD, Whitehouse ISD and Tyler ISD