Careers, Internships & Opportunities

The Athletic Training program has relationships with a number of regional organizations in different settings, including clinics, hospitals and schools, where students can perform fieldwork.

Careers

Graduates find positions as athletic trainers in a multitude of settings, including

  • college sports programs;
  • dance academies;
  • high schools;
  • hospitals;
  • the military;
  • professional sports; 
  • movies, performing arts and TV; and
  • sports medicine clinics.

Large corporations also hire athletic trainers to treat on-the-job injuries and run employee injury prevention programs.

Career Services

As a Temple student, you can also visit the University’s Career Center for support during your job or internship search. Drop in for a short visit or schedule a 30-minute coaching session to discuss components of your professional profile, including your résumé and LinkedIn presence.

Career services can provide

Learn more about Temple’s Career Center.

Outcomes

Career opportunities and mid-career salaries for the Athletic Training MSAT may include the following examples.

Career

Median Salary*

Agents & Business Managers of Artists, Performers, & Athletes

$62,080.00

Athletes & Sports Competitors

$47,710.00

Athletic Trainers

$45,630.00

Coaches & Scouts

$31,460.00

Education Administrators, Elementary & Secondary School

$92,510.00

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

$99,360.00

Locker Room, Coatroom, & Dressing Room Attendants

$21,720.00

Recreation & Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

$59,180.00

Sports Medicine Physicians

$206,920.00

Umpires, Referees, & Other Sports Officials

$25,660.00

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).