Athletic Training Program

Independence Community College’s Athletic Training Program is designed to offer students a career specializing in the care and prevention of injuries for athletes.  Perfect for the sports enthusiasts, this career also offers employment opportunities in industry.  This allied health career focuses on the trainer being the first response to an accident or injury for initially diagnosing the damage and providing preventative measures to prevent further injury.

When not directly dealing with an injury in the workplace or on the playing field, athletic trainers often work to educate people on how to avoid common injuries such as sprains, strains and other job or sports related injuries.

Independence Community College offers an Associate of Science Degree in Athletic Training with an emphasis in sports medicine, emergency care, and injury prevention. ICC student trainers receive valuable academic instruction as well as practical experience and hands-on-training through involvement with the college’s sports teams.  

If you would like more information about the Athletic Training Program at Independence Community College, contact:

Seth Bell, Head Athletic Trainer
(620) 332-5607


Athletic Training

Degree: Associate of Science

Suggested Four-Semester Plan


First Semester:

Course Title Credit Hours

English Composition I 3 

General Biology 5 

Introduction to Athletic Training 3

First Aid: Responding to Emergencies 3 

Wellness 1 

Term Total 15 


Second Semester:

Course Title Credit Hours

English Composition II 3 

College Algebra or higher 3 

General Psychology 3 

Anatomy & Physiology 5 

Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries 3 

Term Total 17 


Third Semester:

Course Title Credit Hours

Personal & Community Health 3 

Physical Science Elective* 5 

Elements of Sociology 3 

Art/Humanities Elective* 3 

Speech 3 

Term Total 17


Fourth Semester:

Course Title Credit Hours

Social/Behavioral Science Elective* 3 

Arts/Humanities Elective* 3 

Arts/Humanities Elective* 3 

Introduction to Physical Education 3 

Computer Concepts & Applications or Computer Information Systems 3 

Term Total 15 



*See Courses that meet General Education Graduation Requirements for a list of courses meeting the math/science, arts/humanities, and social/behavioral science requirements.

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