UW-Stevens Point Master of Science in Athletic Training graduates at work
- Jim Nesbit, Marshfield Clinic“When I hire a UW-Stevens Point athletic training graduate, I'm confident we will get a competent, mature individual ready to make sound clinical decisions.”
- Jesse Jorgensen, Bellin Sports Medicine“UW-Stevens Point athletic training students have knowledge of injuries and treatments that far exceeded the expectations."
Choose Master of Science in Athletic Training at UW-Stevens Point
At the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, you’ll be part of a comprehensive education program and benefit from a cutting-edge learning environment with small class sizes, active academic advising, engaged faculty, superb laboratory facilities and top-notch practicum experiences.
Career opportunities in Master of Science in Athletic Training
Upon graduation, students commonly attain jobs at clinics and high schools, many in Wisconsin and some in states as far as New York or Arizona. Some students choose to further their education at an advanced level in athletic training or a related field. During your education, the athletic training faculty and staff will work with you to determine your career goals and help you attain them. See our
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.