The Athletic Training: Pre-Physician Assistant program at SRU is an outstanding undergraduate major that prepares students to become healthcare providers, many who further their education to become a Physician Assistant. As an Athletic Training Student at SRU you will acquire a solid knowledge base and become skilled in injury/illness prevention, emergency care, and diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries/illnesses. The Athletic Training major at SRU provides you with an excellent foundation in anatomy, physiology, and biomechanics, and then provides you with opportunities to apply previously acquired knowledge, skills and abilities working with a variety of patients/clients at several of our affiliate sites. The Athletic Training Student at SRU will develop the necessary skills to provide current evidence-based care to a diverse population. Students wishing to further their education to become a Physician Assistant following the completion of the Athletic Training undergraduate degree must complete the pre-requisite courses and application process.