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 visit the 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.

You’ll also have access to

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).