Athletic Training | Casper College, Wyoming

Athletic Training

Photo of a student practicing CPR and another student taping an athlete's ankle.

Athletic Trainers (ATs) are health care professionals who collaborate with physicians. As a team, they work to help prevent injuries and provide emergency care. They identify injuries and provide treatment intervention. Athletic trainers also help with rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions.

Common work settings for ATs include: high schools, colleges and universities, hospitals and clinics, occupational health, military, performing arts, professional sports, public safety, and secondary schools.

Students enrolled in the Casper College Athletic Training Program will gain a broad range of experience and specialized training:

  • Get hands-on clinical experience beginning with your first semester in the program.
  • Work with other health care students using our high-tech simulation center.
  • Experience college athletics, high school athletics, physician shadowing, and physical therapy clinics.
  • Coursework and clinical experiences prepare you to excel at an accredited four-year program.
  • Learn more than 300 proficiencies required to become a certified athletic trainer.
  • Learn from experienced instructors. Some of our graduates have gone on to work in Division I college athletics, the NBA, the Justin Sports Medicine Program, and professional clinical settings.

Degree info

For requirements and more information about this program, view its listing in the academic catalog:

Interested in online learning?

All or a portion of the courses in this program may be available online.

Learn more about online programs and courses at Casper College.

Attending your dream university starts right here at CC

A transfer agreement is available for this degree.

Students who choose CC for their first two years of college are prepared to transfer and finish their degrees anywhere in the world. Learn how you can earn a bachelor's, master's, or even your doctorate through one of our university partnerships with schools from across the country.

Why study athletic training at Casper College:

Graduates have the skills and knowledge to do well in an accredited four-year program. Most
four-year programs reserve the majority of hands-on opportunities for juniors and seniors. At
Casper College, students have the chance to work with our student-athletes as freshmen and sophomores. Because of this, you will have a competitive advantage when you transfer to an accredited school.

How do I become an AT?

In order to attain BOC certification as an AT, you must complete an entry-level athletic training education program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) and pass the BOC certification exam. In order to qualify as a candidate for the BOC certification exam, an individual must be confirmed by the recognized Program Director of the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) accredited education program.

  1. Complete your entry-level athletic training education at Casper College.
  2. Transfer to an accredited program to complete your education, receiving either a four-year (bachelor's) degree or five- or six-year (master's) degree.
  3. Sit for the BOC exam.


"I would not be in the NBA as an Athletic Trainer if I didn't go through the program at Casper College." — Tyler Lesher, Charlotte Hornets

"After graduating from Casper College, I went on to graduate from the University of Northern Colorado with a bachelor's degree, and the University of Montana with a master's degree." — Stephanie Magee, University of Alabama at Birmingham

"The skills I learned from Casper College and the University of Northern Colorado helped me attain a position with Orthopedic and Spine Center of the Rockies where now I am working with high school athletes, as well as the Justin Boots Sports Medicine Team on the college and professional rodeo circuit." — Chaz McAuley, Orthopedic and Spine Center of the Rockies

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