Faculty of Kinesiology & Recreation Management - Athletic Therapy
Faculty of Kinesiology & Recreation Management

Program description

The specialized Athletic Therapy program within the Bachelor of Kinesiology four-year degree prepares students to work in the prevention, immediate care, and rehabilitation of musculo-skeletal injuries. This program involves extensive clinical and field experience so that students can apply their knowledge and skills in practical settings preparing them to certify with the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association (CATA).


Program options

Degree options

B.Kin. (AT) Bachelor of Kinesiology Athletic Therapy - 4 years

Areas of emphasis

  • Aging
  • Fitness professional
  • Community Development and Wellness
  • Culture and Diversity
  • Coaching

Fieldwork opportunities

This program provides a supervised fieldwork experience as an opportunity to enhance students' education and professional growth. Fieldwork provides eligible students with an opportunity to apply knowledge gained in academic courses and exposure to new concepts of professional practice in this field.


Professional opportunities
  • Athletic therapist
  • Aging
  • Fitness professional
  • Community Development and Wellness
  • Culture and Diversity
  • Coaching

Admission Requirements

Visit the Advanced Entry (post-secondary applicants) Kinesiology and Recreation Management application for admission page to learn more about admission requirements, application dates and how to apply.


What is unique about this program at the U of M?

The University of Manitoba's Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management has one of only seven accredited B.Kin. Athletic Therapy programs in Canada. UofM Athletic Therapy graduates achieve high success rates on their Canadian Athletic Therapists Association (CATA) certification exams each year.


Important links

Kinesiology & Recreation Management
Athletic Therapy
Kinesiology & Recreation Management Graduate Programs