Clinical Education

Explore careers that involve physical or behavioral clinical education.

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Athletic Training 

Athletic trainers (ATs) work in collaboration with a physician as a part of the health care team for physically active individuals. Some of the services provided by athletic trainers include primary care, injury and illness prevention, and wellness.

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Dietetics & Nutrition

Help maintain and improve the health of individuals and groups. Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs) and other nutrition professionals promote a healthy lifestyle and prevent and treat nutrition-related diseases.

Exercise scientist evaluating patient

Exercise Science 

Create exercise programs that improve people's health. Exercise science professionals work in physiology, biomechanics, and motor control/learning. They help improve cardiovascular function and overall human performance. 

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Provide and coordinate patient health care. Nurses help prevent illnesses, educate patients and their families about health conditions, and provide much-needed emotional support. They are committed to maintaining health and preventing illness.

Physical therapist working with senior client

Physical Therapy 

Help people with injuries and health conditions improve their movement and reduce pain. Physical therapists are highly-educated, healthcare professionals who diagnose, treat and prevent mobility problems. 

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Recreational Therapy 

Help improve a patient’s physical, social, and emotional well-being through recreational activities. Recreation Therapists plan, coordinate, and direct recreation-based treatment programs for people with disabilities, injuries, or other health concerns.

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Social Work 

Enhance the well-being of vulnerable populations and disadvantaged communities. Social workers provide meaningful service to the community as practitioners, leaders, and social justice advocates.

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Speech-Language Pathology 

Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) work to prevent, assess, diagnose, and treat speech, language, social communication, cognitive-communication, and swallowing disorders in children and adults (American Speech-language-Hearing Association).