Certified Athletic Trainers are integral members of the
healthcare team in a variety of settings: secondary schools, colleges and
universities, sports medicine and rehabilitation clinics, professional sports
programs, performing arts, industry and other healthcare environments. Athletic
training is a highly rewarding and fulfilling occupation with excellent
long-term employment prospects.
of athletic trainers is expected to grow by 19% from 2012–2022.
- U.S. Bureau of
Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook
Since our program graduated its first student in 2003, all
of our graduates who choose to are working in athletic training jobs. The
strength and reputation of our program is in large part due to our impressive
alumni, who are working in premier athletic training settings across the state
and the country, and our vast network of clinical partners. Many of our
students receive employment offers from the diverse sites where they perform
their clinical experiences.
Where Our Graduates Have Gotten Jobs:
- NFL – New England Patriots, Kansas
City Chiefs, Cleveland Browns
- NCAA – Rutgers University, Indiana
University, Boston College, University of Pittsburgh, Seton Hall University
- Cirque du Soleil, Harkness Center for
- Prominent public and private high
schools throughout New Jersey
The Athletic Training program at Seton Hall fully prepares
our graduates to sit for the Board of Certification (BOC) examination for
athletic trainers. In order to sit for the examination, and practice as a
licensed athletic trainer, students must graduate from a CAATE-accredited
program, be confirmed by the recognized Program Director of the institution,
and then pass the BOC exam. Information on preparing for the BOC exam, related
fees and the preparation process can be found on the BOC website.
Master's Degree Requirement:
As per an
announcement by the Athletic Training Strategic Alliance, the professional
degree requirement to become a Certified Athletic Trainer will be changing to
the master's degree.
Seton Hall University offers the state's only entry-level Master of Science in
Athletic Training (MSAT) degree program that is CAATE-accredited.
Seton Hall University:
This on-campus resource gives our graduates the tools to
get their careers off to a strong start. Students and graduates have access to
many benefits through The Career Center, including:
career development and management plans
events, including résumé writing workshops and interview clinics
Mentor Program with access to an extensive network of thousands of Seton Hall