Athletic trainers are certified health care professionals who specialize in the prevention, management and rehabilitation of athletic-related illnesses and injuries. To become an athletic trainer, you must:
Although Missouri Southern State University does not offer a degree in Athletic Training, we offer a number of kinesiology courses for students who desire to pursue athletic training at the graduate school level.
Patsy K. Lipira
Head, Department of Kinesiology
3950 E. Newman Rd.
Joplin MO 64801-1595