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Majoring in Athletic Training at UW Oshkosh

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Athletic Training Program exists to provide an effective and interactive learning environment for individuals pursuing a career in athletic training.

The program is committed to preparing high caliber graduates equipped to provide quality health care to physically active populations. Because of this commitment, the UW Oshkosh Athletic Training Program is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), with our current continuing accreditation visit set to take place during the 2018-2019 academic year.

In following our accreditation guidelines, our program outcomes data can be found here. This includes our current 3-year aggregate first-time pass rate of 80% and our 3-year aggregate employment/graduate school placement rate of 96%.

If you are interested in speaking with someone about the Athletic Training Program, please click or email the Program Director, Robert Sipes (


Athletic Training Transition to Masters of Science degree

On October 21, 2019, the Institutional Actions Council of the Higher Learning Commission voted to approve UW Oshkosh's request to offer the Masters of Science in Athletic Training degree. The Athletic Training program at UW Oshkosh is transitioning the longstanding undergraduate major in Athletic Training to the graduate level with an MS in Athletic Training professional program.  The new MS in Athletic Training will begin accepting applications by December 1st and the inaugural cohort will begin classes in the Summer of 2020. Please contact Robert Sipes ( for any questions and inquiries regarding the new program. Details will be provided on the website and social media platforms soon now that final approval has been obtained.


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