Athletic trainers specialize in preventing, diagnosing, and treating muscle and bone injuries and illnesses.
- Education Requirements: at least a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, however, Master’s degree programs are also common.
- Soft Skills: compassion, decision making skills, detail oriented.
- Average annual salary: $45,600
- Pacific Northwest School: Oregon State University (Corvallis, OR), University of Oregon (Eugene, OR)
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