Athletic Training

Athletic Training prepares students for a career as an athletic trainer, an allied health care professional that specializes in the prevention, assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries and illnesses to athletes and those engaged in physical activity. This major is also appropriate for students interested in continuing their education in general medicine, sports medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, or other allied healthcare professions. Students interested in Athletic Training must complete specific prerequisites and a separate application for admission to the major. This major is highly competitive with an enrollment limit of 60 students. 

Program Prerequisites

All students who are interested in the Athletic Training major must complete the Directed Observation Program, as well as the following courses in order to be eligible to apply to the program.

  • KIN 219K: Introduction to Athletic Training (offered in Spring only)
  • KIN 312: Care and Prevention of Athletic Injury
  • KIN 424K: Applied Human Anatomy
  • CC 306M: Introduction to Medical and Scientific Terminology

In order to participate in the Directed Observation Program as required in the prerequisites, students must contact Corey Hannah, clinical assistant professor for the program. Completion of the prerequisites does not guarantee acceptance to the program. 

Directed Observation Program Information Sessions

Date Time Location
August 31, 2018 7:00 a.m. BEL 404A
September 28, 2018 7:00 a.m. BEL 404A
October 26, 2018 7:00 a.m. BEL 404A
December 7, 2018  7:00 a.m. BEL 404A
January 25, 2019  7:00 a.m. BEL 404A

Program Application

The program application packet can be found on the Athletic Training Program portion of our website.

Certification Information

For certification information, please visit the CAATE Website.

For more information, visit the Athletic Training Program.