Admission Standards & Requirements

Students being considered for the program with an ACT score of 21 or above must attain:
- A cumulative GPA of at least 2.75
- A grade of "C" or higher in ATR 150, ATR 175, BIO 210, and BIO 211
- Accumulate at least 100 observation hours before entrance into the professional phase.

Students being considered for the program with an ACT score below 21 must attain:

- A cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
- A grade of “B” or higher in ATR 150, ATR 175, BIO 210, and BIO 211;
- Accumulate at least 100 observation hours before entrance into the professional phase.

Applications should be submitted by April 1 for a student to be considered for fall semester admission. However, a rolling admission process is used for any additional spaces available in the program. Students are notified of admission upon release of final grades and receipt and evaluation of all supporting application materials.

Program entrance is competitive; therefore fulfillment of the requirements does not ensure admission.

Once notified of acceptance, students should also provide the following information to the athletic training education program director:
- Record of recent physical examination which shows that the student is capable of handling physical duties required of an athletic trainer and that the student is free of communicable diseases.
- Current immunization record which shows rubella vaccinations or evidence of an immune titer, a mumps and polio vaccination or evidence of having had the disease, a history or evidence of an immune titer to varicella (chicken pox), and a tetanus inoculation within the last five years. Students are also strongly encouraged to receive the Hepatitis B vaccinations. Students choosing not to do so will be required to sign a waiver.
- Current CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification. Certification must remain current throughout participation in the program.
- Technical standards signature page.
- Membership to NATA or Atrack Online

The same criteria apply to transfer students seeking admission to the program, and transfer students must complete at least four semesters in the C-SC program. Any questions about transferring credit or program details, should be referred to the program director in coordination with the registrar's office.