Athletic Training Program

Grow a career keeping active people healthy

Athletes, dancers, workers, clinic and hospital patients are all people who need support to stay physically healthy.

You can help them manage their health, prevent health-related problems and recover after injury as the skilled healthcare professional known as an athletic trainer. In UB’s Athletic Training program, you can gain a graduate degree in this growing health care profession in an inclusive environment that supports vast possibilities for achievement.

Get hired in a growing and varied field

You’ll emerge from the program with the clinical proficiency, foundational knowledge and communication and collaboration skills, preparing you to enter the workforce as soon as you graduate.

Kara Haboian working in AT lab.

“The clinical rotations really helped in terms of exposure to different settings, working amongst other healthcare professionals and helped to promote strong relationships with providers. Having already built strong connections with providers has made it easier to manage patients at my job and to effectively communicate." — Kara Haboian, '22

Access opportunities for clinical experience

Your thorough educational foundation includes full immersion in clinical integrations anywhere in the country - 69 weeks of clinical education in two years.

Keioona Nance headshot.

"Without my clinical immersion opportunity, I do not feel I would have been as confident as I was transitioning into entry-level clinical practice. My preceptor viewed me as a colleague during this rotation, which held me to a higher standing, requiring me to build confidence as a soon to be entry-level clinician." — Keiona Nance, '21

Pass your exams with ease

Your training will take place in an R1 research-intensive university, one of U.S. News' top-ranked schools of public health and health professions. 

Dan Cox working with athlete.

“I believe that the program's educational opportunities prepared me immensely to work professionally. Over the course of my time in the program, I was exposed to a wide array of demographic populations, so I felt very prepared to working professionally within my community." — Dan Cox, '22

Join the AT family

Faculty here are devoted to preparing you to enter the workforce as soon as you graduate. UB's Athletic Training program goes beyond what you need as an entry-level clinician.

Sara Kolipinski working in clinical rotation.

“The program truly feels like a family. The professors care immensely about our success, and are willing to go above an beyond to help us reach our potential.” — Sara Kolipinski, '21


The mission of the athletic training program is to prepare students to function as evidence-based clinicians in a dynamic healthcare environment to impact their communities. Through innovative interprofessional, clinical practice and didactic experiences, students will develop reflective clinical practice and critical reasoning skills to treat diverse populations. 


Graduates will become clinicians focused on patient-centered care, life-long learners and leaders who are advocates for the profession and are committed to service.