BS in ATHLETIC TRAINING PROGRAM
The BS in Athletic Training major is an undergraduate program that prepares students for employment in the profession of athletic training. The curriculum is designed to meet the entry-level athletic training competencies and proficiencies identified by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Executive Committee on Education. It is also designed in accordance with the requirements established by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). Professional preparation includes development of the knowledge, skills and abilities associated with prevention and health promotion; clinical examination and diagnosis; therapeutic interventions; acute care of injury and illness; psychosocial strategies and referral; healthcare administration; evidence based practice; and professional development and responsibility. The classroom and clinical experiences provide graduates the ability to work with diverse populations in both traditional and non-traditional employment settings. Admission to the professional phase of the program is competitive.