Bachelor of Science (BS) in Athletic Training
- Prepare for the Board of Certification (BOC) exam
- Classroom, clinical, and professional educational experiences
- Athletic training and sports medicine
Our athletic training education program (ATEP) has been designed to prepare the athletic training student to sit for the Board of Certification (BOC) exam. This is an entry-level exam for national verification as an athletic trainer. The fundamental knowledge and skills of the art of athletic training and the sports medicine concept will be addressed in classroom instruction, clinical experiences, and practical situations.
More About This Degree
- This program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
- College: College of Health & Human Services
- Department Website: Health & Physical Education
- Courses: Available courses in this department
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
The Keith J. O’Neill Center for Healthy Families combines academic programs, research activities, and community programs:
- Human Performance Laboratory with nearly $1 million in equipment for research, teaching, and evaluation of Olympic athletes, as well as the general public
Our athletic training education program gives students the opportunity to become knowledgeable in athletic training and is designed to prepare students in the didactic and clinical knowledge necessary for the Board of Certification (BOC) exam.
- Approximately 85% go directly into careers as athletic trainers.
- Approximately 5% enter a program of graduate study.
Undergraduate Admissions Requirements
- Official SAT and/or ACT scores
- Completed application
- Official transcripts
- Letter of recommendation