Academic Programs of Study

Athletic Training

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Athletic Training

  • Prepare for the Board of Certification (BOC) exam
  • Classroom, clinical, and professional educational experiences

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Athletic Training at Marywood

Our athletic training program is designed to prepare students to sit for the national Board of Certification (BOC) exam for athletic trainers. It provides the fundamental knowledge and skills of athletic training and sports medicine through classroom instruction, clinical experiences, and practical situations.

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The Center for Athletics and Wellness is designed to provide recreational opportunities for students and clinical space for burgeoning health research programs:

  • Sports arena
  • 5,000 square foot fitness center
  • Facilities dedicated to wellness therapy, athletic training, and recreation
  • Human physiology lab with equipment for research, teaching, and evaluation of athletes, as well as the general public

Our athletic training program provides students with the didactic and clinical knowledge necessary to pass the Board of Certification (BOC) exam. It is also excellent preparation for graduate study in athletic training and sports medicine.

Specific Program Requirements

Students may apply to our athletic training program in the spring semester of their sophomore year and must meet the following requirements:

  • Completion of ATES 180 with a B- or better
  • Completion of ATES 130, ATES 155, BIOL 121, and BIOL 122 with a C or better
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.50
  • 25 hours of clinical observation
  • Emergency cardiac care (ECC) and first aid certifications
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Essay

Undergraduate Admissions Requirements

  • Official SAT and/or ACT scores
  • Completed application
  • Essay
  • Official transcripts
  • Letter of recommendation

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