Why Mercyhurst?

Why choose Mercyhurst to start your career in athletic training?

Strong Academics

  • CAATE Accreditation through 2020
  • Small class sizes (average of 12 students per class)
  • No cap on number of students
  • Personal one-on-one attention from faculty and staff
  • Students can complete a minor in pre-physical therapy or exercise science
  • Students can dual-major in pre-medicine
  • Evidenced-based theories throughout the curriculum and first-hand research experience with baccalaureate research project

Intense Clinical Exposure

  • Clinical observation freshman year!
  • Hands-on clinical assignments begin in Sophomore year
  • 15 affiliated clinical settings
  • Senior capstone experience