Athletic Training and
Indiana Wesleyan University

Definition of Athletic Training

Athletic Trainers are health care professionals who collaborate with physicians and other health care providers to optimize the activity and participation of patients across age and care continuum. The American Medical Association (AMA) recognizes athletic training as a health care profession. Athletic Trainers work under the direction of physicians, as prescribed by state licensure statutes.

The Athletic Trainer's professional preparation is based on the development of current knowledge and skills in the following content areas:

  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Therapeutic Interventions
  • Prevention and Health Promotion
  • Psychosocial Strategies and Referral
  • Clinical Examination and Diagnosis
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Acute Care of Injury and Illness
  • Professional Development and Responsibility


Why Indiana Wesleyan University?

  • Christ-Centered Education
  • State of the art School of Health Sciences facility
  • Emphasis in Inter-professional EducationWide variety of clinical placements
  • On-line learning flexibility
  • Two week on-site Clinical (cadaver) anatomy and Emergency Medicine courses
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