B.S. in Health Sciences: Pre-Athletic Training University of Cincinnati




Course info



The University of Cincinnati offers a Pre-Athletic Training track within the Health Sciences major that specifically prepares you for entry into graduate level Athletic Training programs. The program also provides you with alternative options at the bachelor’s level including a variety of fitness related certifications and careers.

The program gives you a hands on undergraduate experience where you can gain direct patient care experiences through service learning and research opportunities in some of the top health care facilities, learn alongside other allied health professions, and develop a strong foundational understanding of the human body through active labs.

The bachelor’s degree program meets and exceeds the requirements for application to most athletic training graduate programs to ensure you are prepared for the rigor of any future professional program. The comprehensive background in the basic sciences combined with applied studies in exercise physiology, biomechanics, kinesiology, sports and wellness puts most graduates in a position to be competitive graduate school candidates.


The most common career goal for students in the Health Sciences – Pre-Athletic Training track is becoming an athletic trainer. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for athletic trainer is expected to grow 19% by 2028 (much faster than the national average) and the current median pay is 48,440 per year.

Athletic trainers generally work in: Educational settings: universities and colleges, high schools, Private offices and clinics; Hospitals; Fitness centers; Physicians’ offices; Professional sports teams and more.

If you decide not to pursue an athletic training degree, you will be prepared for a variety of other graduate programs, certifications and employment opportunities.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study B.S. in Health Sciences: Pre-Athletic Training.

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees

$28,972.00 (21,50,809) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution




UC Uptown Campus East

University of Cincinnati Medical Center,

234 Goodman Street,



45219, United States

Entry requirement for international students

First-year or freshman applicants are students who have just graduated high school. They are applying to a university to pursue a 4 or 5-year degree.

English test score requirements: ELS - 112 Graduation; IELTS - 6.0 Overall minimum of 5.5 on each section; PTE – 46; TOEFL - 66 iBT minimum of 15 on each section; Duolingo – 95; Cambridge - 169 minimum, Recommended exam: C1 Advanced.

Applications deadline for Fall Semester: December 1 - Early Action; March 1 – Rolling. Applications deadline for Spring Semester: November 1. Applications deadline for Summer Semester: March 1.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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