Athletic Training, Health & Exercise Science

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Athletic Training, Health & Exercise Science


Sports and health sciences is a diverse and exciting industry with unlimited opportunity to apply your passions and talents. The Division of Athletic Training, Health and Exercise Science (ATHES) offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs for students who wish to embark on a career or to advance their career in the areas of athletic training, exercise physiology, adapted physical activity for people with disabilities, sport management, coaching, or fitness and conditioning.

All degree programs offer classroom, laboratory and real-world application. Each program requires participation in internships that may lead to future employment opportunities. Our programs are complemented by excellent opportunities for hands-on experiences, applied research and community-based service that is responsive to the health and exercise needs of the diverse populations of New York City and the surrounding Tri-State area.

Division of  Athletic Training, Health and Exercise Science faculty members are highly recognized and diverse in terms of their backgrounds and their fields of interest. They take pride in their practice and in their teaching, making significant contributions to the LIU Brooklyn and the surrounding community. As a student, you will benefit from their expertise, their research experience and their personal attention.


Undergraduate Programs Accelerated Programs Graduate Programs
B.S. in Health Science B.S./M.S. in Athletic Training M.S. in Exercise Science
B.S. in Sport Management B.S. in Health Science/Master in Public Health
B.S. in Sport Science B.S. in Fitness & Wellness /M.S. Urban Physical Education

ELITE PARTNERSHIPS

Athletic Training, Health & Exercise Science students intern at leading sports organizations, including Barclays Center and Brooklyn Nets, the New York Knicks, MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, ROCNATION Sports, Pfizer Corporate Fitness, Velocity Sports Performance, La Palaestra Center for Preventive Medicine and other clinical affiliations that specialize in fitness, rehabilitation, sport performance, and sport management.

WHY LIU BROOKLYN?

  • Access to the state-of-the-art Steinberg Wellness, Recreation and Athletic Center and NCAA Division-I athletic teams
  • Award-winning faculty who are leaders in their fields
  • Interdisciplinary focus uniquely trains students for diverse professional healthcare settings
  • Twelve minors/concentrations including Autism and Disabilities, Sports Science, Urban Yoga, Health and Wellness Coaching, and Sport Management
  • Workshops and conferences featuring leading organizations and cutting-edge issues in athletic and health sciences

CONTACT

School of Health Professions

Barry S. Eckert, Dean
Ph.D., FASAHP

718-780-6578
Barry.Eckert@liu.edu