Athletic Training | LSU Majors

Athletic Training

You are interested in helping athletes manage their health in order to maintain optimal performance.

About Athletic Training

Athletic training is designed to prepare you for a successful career as a highly qualified health care professional. Upon completion of the three-year professional phase (clinical component), you are prepared for management of health care problems associated with those who are physically active.

Possible Careers

  • Athletic trainer
  • Emergency medicine provider

Program Requirements

Once you're an LSU student, you'll need to meet the requirements below to continue pursuing this major.

  • 24 hours of credit in 1000-level courses or higher
  • 2.5 GPA (LSU and overall)
  • Advanced placement in, credit for, or a grade of “C” or better in the following:
    • English 1001 (1004)
    • Math 1021 and 1022
    • Biology 1201, 1208, 1202, and 1209

Senior College

College of Human Sciences & Education


B.S., Bachelor of Science

Course Load by Subject Area

  • Lab Hours or Field Work:  High Intensity
  • Science:   High Intensity

Learn more about course loads and subject areas

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