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Athletic Training

Our mission is to educate a workforce of allied healthcare providers to serve the public, promote health, and enhance safety. Students develop skills to be lifelong learners, critical thinkers, and advocates for patients and the profession. Our programs feature funded research programs and hold a national prominence for research and policy.

Degree Programs

Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT)

  • MS in Athletic Training

    Earn your Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) and learn how to prevent, evaluate, diagnose, treat, and rehabilitate emergent, acute, and chronic injuries and illnesses.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Concussion ResearchA concussion can keep an athlete out of a game, but should the same injury also keep someone from getting behind the wheel? Our pioneering research aims to find out.
Biomechanics LabThis 5,500-square-foot lab is used for investigating how human movement and body tissues are affected by mechanical physics and engineering principles.
Study Abroad in TaiwanLearn advanced athletic training techniques with our innovative study abroad program in Taiwan. Students work with professional and collegiate-level athletes and learn new skills.

Faculty and Staff

Bud Cooper Clinical Professor and Clinical Education Coordinator
Robert C. Lynall Associate Professor
Jill Manners Clinical Assistant Professor and Athletic Training Program Director
Julianne D. Schmidt Associate Professor

Contact Info

Department head: Janet Buckworth
115 Ramsey Center 350 River Road Athens, Georgia 30602
© University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602
706‑542‑3000