Applications due March 1, Interviews begin April 1
Applicants must have an earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university or an appropriate international institution. Applicants may apply while their degree is in progress, but degree completion must be documented with official transcripts prior to the start of the Athletic Training Program. A minimum of a 2.75 overall GPA is required.
Applicants must have earned a “C” or better in a course in the following areas or provide documentation of credential (Course Completion Form):
- Current Professional Rescuer/Health Care Provider CPR [ATTR 210 ]
- Anatomy and Physiology w/ Lab [ATTR 201 /ATTR 202 6 hrs]
- Physiology of Exercise w/Lab [EXSC 300 ]
- Sports Bio-Mechanics/Tissue Mechanics [EXSC 305 ]
The GRE (Graduate Record Exam) is a requirement for applicants to the CAT program. Results will be accepted up to three years prior to the application date. There is no substitution for the GRE. To ensure results will be available on March 1 it is recommended that students take the exam no later than Dec. 1. There is no minimum score required to be admitted to the Athletic Training Program.
Applicants must provide documentation of 100 observation hours with ATC
- Two settings/populations must be observed
- Documentation of hours (provided form) signature of ATC with BOC number and state license number
- Volunteer form
- Two professional or academic letters of reference
Applicants must include a personal statement that includes career goals, past experiences, and personal qualities.
Applicants must submit a sample writing (ie: undergraduate paper, professional publication no abstracts)
The following forms need to be completed and signed:
Applications will be reviewed starting March 1. Initially, applications will be evaluated for the minimum requirements (completion of portfolio). Applications that meet the minimum requirements will then be evaluated thoroughly by the Athletic Training Advisory Committee. Applicants will be notified by March 15, if they will be granted an interview. Interviews will begin April 1. Not all applicants will be granted an interview.