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Doctor’s Degrees in Athletic Training

76 Yearly Graduations
49% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
A doctor's degree in athletic trainer is offered at 4 colleges in the United States. This degree is more popular with male students, and about 26% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Education Levels of Athletic Trainer Majors

In 2018-2019, 76 doctor's degrees were awarded to athletic trainer majors. This earns it the #35 spot on the list of the most popular doctor's degree programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in athletic trainer at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 3,597
Master’s Degree 1,163
Associate’s Degree 276
Basic Certificate 177
Doctor’s Degree 76
Undergraduate Certificate 14
Graduate Certificate 4

Earnings of Athletic Trainer Majors With Doctor’s Degrees

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to calculate the median and range of debt loads for athletic trainer students who are doctor's degree holders.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue doctor's degrees in athletic trainer. About 51.3% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 39
Women 37
Gender Diversity of Doctor's Degrees in Athletic Trainer

The racial-ethnic distribution of athletic trainer doctor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 2
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 10
White 53
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 5
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Athletic Trainer Doctor's Degree Students

There are 4 colleges that offer a doctor’s degree in athletic trainer. Learn more about the most popular 4 below:

26 Yearly Graduations
54% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

A T Still University of Health Sciences tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for athletic trainer majors who are seeking their doctor's degree. Each year, around 3,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The athletic trainer program at A T Still University of Health Sciences awarded 26 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 42% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 54% were women.

#2

Indiana State University

Terre Haute, Indiana
24 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for athletic trainer majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Indiana State University. Each year, around 12,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,036 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,542 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 24 people received their doctor's degree in athletic trainer from Indiana State. About 50% of this group were women, and 12% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#3

Temple University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
16 Yearly Graduations
38% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Temple University comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in athletic trainer. Each year, around 38,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $16,080 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,956 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 16 people received their doctor's degree in athletic trainer from Temple. Of these students, 38% were women and 19% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#4

University of Idaho

Moscow, Idaho
10 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 4th most popular school in the country for athletic trainer majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is University of Idaho. Roughly 11,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,182 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,754 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 10 doctor's degrees were handed out to athletic trainer majors at U of I. Around 30% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 50% were women.

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Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Physician Assistant 166
Allied Health/Treatment Professions 48
Radiologic Technology 3
Gene Therapy 2

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

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