Program Description


Athletic Trainers (ATs) are healthcare professionals who render service or treatment, under the direction of or in collaboration with a physician, in accordance with their education and training and the states' statutes, rules and regulations. As a part of the healthcare team, services provided by ATs include injury and illness prevention, wellness promotion and education, emergent care, examination and clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention, and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. *Athletic training is recognized by the American Medical Association (AMA) as a healthcare profession.

Our program is in the top tier among programs nationally, thanks to the variety and quality of opportunities that you will find here.

Ohio State's Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training (BSAT) is a flagship program with a well-established international reputation for excellence. Our graduates' board exam performance consistently places us in the top tier among programs nationally and there are few programs that can offer the variety and quality of opportunities that you will find here. While we have a competitive program, this is also a program where everyone knows you by name and every instructor is invested in your personal and professional success. Come join our legacy of excellence and leadership in the field.

About Ohio State University

The Ohio State University, commonly referred to as Ohio State or OSU, is a large, primarily residential,[ public university in Columbus, Ohio. Founded in 1870 as a land-grant university and ninth university in Ohio with the Morrill Act of 1862, the university was originally known as the Ohio Agricultural and Mechanical College (Mech). The university has an extensive student life program, with over 1,000 student organizations; intercollegiate, club and recreational sports programs; student media organizations and publications, fraternities and sororities; and three student governments.