Why Choose Athletic Training at JMU?

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Atheltic Trainers are highly qualified, multi-skilled health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to provide preventative serivces, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions.

To discuss our program or ask specific questions please email athletictraining@jmu.edu

Celebrating the Past

graphic with text: preparing professional in our accredited undergraduate Athletic Trainin program since 1982 graphic with text: 97% First time pass rate on the Board of Certification Exan during the last 6 year period.
graphic with text: 36 years of professional affiliations placing JMU students in the athletic training workforce graphic with text: Engaged learning with opportunities in community and civic engagement

JMU Athletic Training Program by the Numbers

graphic with text: 20 students admitted 20 clinical sites 6 semesters 2 years 30 weeks of clinical experience

What makes our program special

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Enhanced course work in clinical cadaver anatomy, orthopedic examination, and evidence-based pactice to meet the needs of tomorrow's clinician

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Advanced certifications in Graston Technique® & Registered Orthopedic Technologist

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Expanded practice skills to meet advanced professional expectations including cardiac and respiratory compromise, joint reduction, wound closure, and contemporary concussion care

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Innovative patient care experiences using high fidelity simulators and standardized patients for engaged learning

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