Bachelor of Science - Athletic Training
The CAATE accredited athletic training education program prepares the student for the Athletic Training Board of Certification examination. The sequencing of athletic training courses will take three and one half years to complete and should be started as a second semester freshman, with ATR 101, ATR 102. BIO 200, and General Chemistry (CHE 124) should be started in the freshman year. In addition to required courses as indicated on the athletic training flowsheet, this program requires the completion of 850 hours of on site clinical experiences.
Note: This program has limited enrollment, and specific requirements for admission and retention. (See admission and retention requirements for athletic training). Additional requirements: athletic training students must be prepared to provide their own transportation to clinical settings. In addition, athletic training students will be expected to carry their own liability insurance (approximate cost $22) and be CPR certified. A TB test, hepatitis B immunization and physical exam are mandatory for clinical experience.
For complete details concerning curriculum policies and requirements, see the Athletic Training Handbook available in the SMS department.