The Athletic Training Education Program seeks to prepare students through knowledge, values, critical thinking, and psychomotor skills to assume a professional role in the Athletic Training Profession that will optimize the quality of healthcare of the physically active.
The Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training is designed to meet standards set forth by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). At the time of this publication, the university is under reveiw by CAATE for accreditation. Upon meeting all degree requirements, graduating students will qualify to sit for the NATA-BOC certification examination. Students must apply and meet competitive admission standards after completing HHP 111, HHP 115, HHP 124, and eleven hours of Biology. Other requirements specific to enrollment into the Athletic Training program is part of the regular coursework for HHP 288. Program Policies and Procedures, as well as Technical Standards are available in the HHP Department.
Degree eligible candidates must meet all requirements listed in the section titled “Graduation Requirements” in the general information section of the catalog. Only HHP courses with a grade of “C” or higher may be applied to the degree plan. The Athletic Training curriculum is subject to CAATE standards. Students accepted into the program must complete 750 hours of clinical internship in specific content areas, some of which are located at affiliated off campus sites. Contact the Program Director in the HHP department for more information.