Athletic trainers are health care professionals who specialize in preventing, recognizing, managing, and rehabilitating athletic injuries.
As Defined by the Board of Certification (BOC)
“Athletic Trainers are healthcare professionals who collaborate with physicians to optimize activity and participation of patients and clients.”
“athletic training encompasses the prevention, diagnosis and intervention of emergency, acute and chronic medical conditions involving impairment, functional limitations and disabilities. It is recognized by the American Medical Association (AMA) as a healthcare profession.”
The prerequisites for admission into the Athletic Training program are as follows:
* Students must receive a B or better in all prerequisite coursework
Once the above criteria have been met, the student is eligible to apply for admission into the program. Admission is competitive and is based on:
**Students must receive a 70% or higher to qualify for an interview.