Athletic Training and Sports Medicine (122800)
Projected Start Date
This certificate will help prepare students who are interested in transferring to a four-year university to pursue a career in athletic training. Students completing this certificate will have an introductory foundation for the field of athletic training. The certificate will provide hands on experience of injury prevention, rehabilitation, mechanisms of injury, assessments, and appropriate care. Students will have an opportunity to work in the Merced College athletic training room to gain experience and work directly with athletes.
Program Student Learning Outcomes:
A. Describe the management and care of athletes and the prevention, recognition, assessment and rehabilitation of injuries.
B. Develop an understanding of the field of athletic training through hands on exposure at practices, games and in the athletic training room.
C. Prepare students for transfer to California State University athletic training programs through experience, knowledge, and hands on application.
Enrollment Completer Projections