Gold Medal

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Dr. Karla Francioni, Director of the Athletic Training Program, served as the Athletic Trainer for the USA Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Team during the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games.

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Georgetown College is 1 of only 3 colleges in Kentucky teaching athletic training at the undergraduate level.

Hands-On

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Students learn hands-on skills at various clinical sites that interest them including colleges, high schools, physical therapy clinics, physician assistant offices, and even at cardiac rehabilitation clinics.

About Athletic Training

A blend of extensive hands-on experience and rigorous coursework prepares you to sit for the Board of Certification exam, the only route to becoming a certified practicing athletic trainer. This major enables you to evaluate, diagnose, treat, and rehabilitate a wide range of athletic injuries under the direct supervision of a licensed physician. Program alumni currently serve as athletic trainers in high schools and colleges, clinics, and even with professional teams.

“I am grateful to have been a part of such an awesome program that has given me so many opportunities.  Because of the hands on learning that I got to experience, I know that I will be well prepared for my future career.”

 - Merrisa Heraldson '17

  “I get to work hands-on with a variety of athletes to practice my skills both in and out of the classroom, and I am mentored by amazing professors and ATCs who are always willing to provide support and advice. I couldn't have asked for a better setting to work towards my degree and become a certified athletic trainer.”

 - Rachel Daniels, '18

 "The Athletic Training Program at Georgetown College is one of the best things I've ever been a part of. I am thankful for the professors and athletic trainers who have helped me get where I am and will continue helping me to where I need to be to fulfill my dream of becoming an Athletic Trainer."

 - Abigail Kennedy, '19

Program Requirements

For more information about Athletic Training and Accreditations. please visit this link.

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Potential Careers

Athletic Training Contact

Want to know more about this academic program? Contact the department chair for more information.

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