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Students completing an Associate of Arts degree in Physical Education: Athletic Training are prepared to transfer to a Bachelor degree program offered at Idaho's four-year colleges. The Athletic Training degree provides excellent preparation for professional and graduate schools. Most positions sought by students in the scientific and medical professions will require some type of advanced degree.
The program offers an Associate of Arts (AA) degree, which requires a minimum of four semesters.
The Physical Education: Athletic Training provides students with the opportunity to explore this area of sports medicine through courses in nutrition, biological and physical sciences, applied anatomy, and care and prevention of athletic injuries.
Career opportunities for athletic trainers are good. Approximately 25,000 athletic trainers are employed in the United States. Employment of athletic trainers is expected to grow about 27% through 2014.