Sheridan’s Athletic Therapy professors and students take you inside this unique program — and this exciting career area. You’ll learn to work with athletes in the field from the moment of injury and get them back to play. Featuring dynamic and dedicated professors and hands-on field placements, our program prepares you for a rewarding career.
Sheridan’s Honours BAHS Athletic Therapy program was designed to provide you with the skills you need to become a certified athletic therapist.
Sheridan's facilities include a new, state-of-the-art Athletic Therapy Clinic with aquatic rehab, dedicated lab space with brand new equipment and new training facilities. All educators are Certified Athletic Therapists with advanced degrees in the areas of rehabilitation sciences, biomechanics and physiology, as well as extensive experience working in the field.
What you'll gain
Advanced athletic therapy skills such as field assessment and injury treatment, clinical assessment and rehabilitation.
Entrepreneurial business skills to help you establish a practice.
Research skills to ensure you always stay current in the field.
1,200 hours of embedded athletic therapy course experience while in school.
Each semester of the last three years includes field and/or clinical work. (Year 2: high school or community sports team environment; Year 3: varsity teams in colleges and universities; Year 4: more clinical responsibility, working in both the Sheridan Athletic Therapy Centre and community clinics.) You'll also have an opportunity, between Years 3 and 4, to participate in a 14-week internship.
This program is accredited by the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association.