The Athletic Training Education Program at California State University, Long Beach shall provide the professional instruction and clinical experiences in athletic training/ sports medicine of recognized excellence to high school and college students in Southern California. California State University, Long Beach and the Department of Kinesiology are committed to becoming the leader and university of choice in athletic training/sports medicine in southern California.
The Athletic Training Education Program in the Department of Kinesiology delivers professional instruction and clinical experiences in athletic training/sports medicine to athletic training majors at California State University, Long Beach. Professional instruction in athletic training/sports medicine can be divided into the following content areas: Evidence-Based Practice, Prevention and Health Promotion, Clinical Examination and Diagnosis, Acute Care of Injury and Illness, Therapeutic Interventions, Psychosocial Strategies and Referral, Healthcare Administration, and Professional Development and Responsibility. Clinical practicums in athletic training provide integrated traditional and nontraditional settings that may include the following: university, community college, high school, professional sports, hospitals, and rehabilitation clinics.