Develop comprehensive skills in physical education and athletic training at UW-Stevens Point
Preparing medical professionals in athletic training
The Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training degree prepares you to prevent,
evaluate, treat, and rehabilitate injuries and illnesses related to
physical activity. At the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, you'll be part of the first
comprehensive athletic training major in the state and benefit from a
cutting-edge learning environment in our Sports Medicine Center. You'll benefit from small class sizes, active academic advising, engaged faculty, superb laboratory facilities and
top-notch practicum experiences.
Athletic trainers are employed in many capacities and industries including high school systems, colleges and universities, hospitals and clinics, industrial settings, professional sports programs, the military and performing arts organizations. The professional outlook for athletic trainers is very good with employment opportunities projected to grow 37 percent from 2008 to 2018. Athletic trainers are valuable because of their role in preventing injuries and reducing health care costs.
Developing physical education teachers
The UW-Stevens Point physical education program will fully prepare you for
K-12 Wisconsin certification to teach physical education. Each course
is based on national objectives and standards to ensure the highest
quality graduate. In addition, the physical education major is flexible,
allowing you to add minors in health education, adventure education,
strength and conditioning, coaching, and/or the 860 Adapted Physical Education Add-on to develop your professional credentials and enhance