The Doctorate in Athletic Training, or DAT, is designed for athletic trainers who are elite working professionals striving to cultivate advanced levels of expertise and leadership in athletic training and sports medicine. Graduates develop into academic and clinical leaders who help shape the future of athletic training in clinical and academic settings. Many programs offer a combined work setting while progressing through the curriculum where students receive a powerful educational, research-based and clinical benefit.
Doctors of Athletic Training are expert administrators, clinicians and educators developing, analyzing and implementing concrete solutions in athletic training. They advance their expertise in orthopedic rehabilitation, sports medicine, clinical decision-making and professional leadership. These professionals play a key role in enhancing the delivery of athletic healthcare and improving health outcomes for physically active individuals and communities.
Some concentrations a graduate student might study include;
With a degree in athletic training, graduates might pursue:
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