UW-Stevens Point Athletic Training graduates at work
- Max Vermeern '15Athletic Trainer at Prevea Sports Medicine in Green Bay
- Delaney Simon '13Athletic Trainer at Vernon Memorial HealthCare in Viroqua, Wis.
- Melissa Wenig '09Head Athletic Trainer at Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee
Choose Athletic Training at UW-Stevens Point
The UW-Stevens Point undergraduate athletic training program is transitioning from a bachelor of science degree to a master of science degree.
The undergraduate athletic training program at UW-Stevens Point is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The program is currently applying to the CAATE for a change in level of degree.
UW-Stevens Point is no longer accepting students into the undergraduate athletic training program. The last undergraduate cohort is expected to graduate in May 2019. Students who are interested in becoming athletic trainers will be advised to a enroll in the health science-pre-athletic training major
or another major at UW-Stevens Point to help you attain the admission requirements for the Master of Science in Athletic Training.
For more information, contact Holly Schmies at 715-346-2922 or Holly.Schmies@uwsp.edu.
Career opportunities in Athletic Training
Building your résumé
Clinical experiences start as soon as you are accepted into the athletic training program so you can begin to practice your skills as you learn them. Our teaching facility offers state-of-the art treatment and rehabilitation equipment, a cadaver laboratory and a classroom dedicated to athletic training. Your clinical experiences include rotation with area physicians as well as surgical observations to enhance your knowledge of illness and injury affecting the active population. You will also interact weekly with team physicians during on-site clinics at the UW-Stevens Point
Sports Medicine Center
Outside the classroom
Students in the athletic training program are highly motivated and excited about their future. They are involved in the learning process, our
Sports Medicine Club
, service-learning projects in the community and our state and district professional organizations.
Student support services
The UW-Stevens Point athletic training program provides students with opportunities that utilize classroom and real-life experiences so students become valued athletic training professionals. Students are evaluated on skills and knowledge throughout each experience and receive feedback to encourage growth and improvement. To achieve certification in athletic training, students must graduate from a CAATE-accredited athletic training program and pass a national Board of Certification (BOC) examination.