Athletic Trainer: Career Information
What do athletic trainers do, how much do they earn and what is their job outlook? What are the educational and other requirements?
Other Careers in the Sports Industry
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Related Career: Fitness Trainer
Given the similarity of their titles, people often confuse the occupations fitness trainer and athletic trainer, when, in fact, they are two different occupations with different educational requirements. Athletic trainers are healthcare workers who must earn a bachelor's degree from an accredited program. Fitness trainers are not healthcare workers and they do not have specific educational requirements although many employers prefer to hire those with a bachelor's degree and certification.
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