Athletic Training

Athletic Training

You are interested in helping athletes manage their health in order to maintain optimal performance.


About Athletic Training

Athletic training is designed to prepare you for a successful career as a highly qualified health care professional. Upon completion of the three-year professional phase (clinical component), you are prepared for management of health care problems associated with those who are physically active.


Possible Careers

Athletic trainer
Emergency medicine provider   


Program Requirements

Once you're an LSU student, you'll need to meet the requirements below to continue pursuing this major.

  • 24 hours of credit in 1000-level courses or higher
  • 2.5 GPA (LSU and overall)
  • Advanced placement in, credit for, or a grade of “C” or better in the following:
    • English 1001 (1004)
    • Math 1021 and 1022
    • Biology 1201, 1208, 1202, and 1209

Senior College

College of Human Sciences & Education


B.S., Bachelor of Science

Course Load by Subject Area

  • Lab Hours or Field Work: ⚫︎⚫︎⚫︎
  • Science: ⚫︎⚫︎⚫︎

Learn more about course loads and subject areas

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