Health Sciences & Athletic Training
The Athletic Training Program (ATP) at Culver-Stockton College will be a distinguished educational leader, recognized for producing exceptional professionals and academic scholars in the athletic training field.
The mission of the Culver-Stockton College ATP is to professionally prepare students of promise for successful careers and advanced studies in athletic training. The ATP is a supportive learning community that prepares students for a dynamic allied health care market, within a CAATE-accredited experiential learning curriculum. Gain practical skills and useful knowledge to pursue a career in the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries. In congruence with Culver-Stockton College’s mission of providing a supportive learning community, students should expect:
- exceptional and challenging education with personal attention and directed mentorship
- opportunities beyond the traditional boundaries of the classroom, while fostering professional growth and intellectual curiosity
- outstanding and diverse clinical education experiences encompassing a wealth of allied-health professions and settings
The ATP is committed to producing students that understand, demonstrate, and value competency mastery, a diverse skill set and experiences, and a commitment to service leadership in their communities and the athletic training profession.
- Competent- competency mastery will be reflected in the ATP’s emphasis on repetition, rigor, and accountability to ensure students are prepared for the BOC exam and professional practice
- Skilled- diverse skill set and experiences will be reflected with a focus on obtaining external certifications (such a Graston Technique, Kinesio Taping, and others) and experiencing travel (Olympic Training Center, Ireland, and others) to increase professional marketability and improve patient care
- Committed- commitment to leadership experiences will be reflected in volunteering in the community and attending professional association functions, allowing students to promote the profession and enhance professional networking
Culver-Stockton will no longer be accepting freshman cohorts. Any student entering C-SC with the desire to pursue an AT degree must graduate by May 2020 and must be enrolled in the program for no less than two years. Culver-Stockton is providing a Health Sciences degree with a track in Health Promotion (corporate wellness, fitness, kinesiology/exercise science) and a track in Rehabilitation Science (pre-athletic training, pre-physical therapy, pre-chiropractic).
Students interested in pursuing the Athletic Training degree should refer to the Master of Athletic Training program.
The Culver-Stockton College (C-SC) Athletic Training Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).
For more information, contact:
Associate Professor, Department Chair of Athletic Training & Health Sciences and Athletic Training Program Director