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Athletic Training

A certified athletic trainer is a highly educated and skilled professional specializing in athletic health care. In cooperation with physicians and other allied health personnel, the athletic trainer functions as an integral member of the athletic health care team in various settings.

The Athletic Training Program (ATP) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education.

Commission on Accreditation of Athetic Training Education

View the four-year plan for athletic training.

View the 2014-2015 Academic Advising Sheet for Athletic Training.

Also interested in the Sport Nutrition minor, view the 2014-2015 AT with Sport Nutrition minor advising sheet.

Facts at a Glance

  • The UCM ATP has graduated 42 students since receiving our initial accreditation in 2007.
  • We have our largest Second Year Students cohort class of 17 starting fall of 2014.
  • The class of 2013 has a 100% first time pass rate on the Board of Certification exam.
  • Graduates have secured employment in various settings including high schools, universities, clinical settings, and as university faculty.
  • Employment of athletic trainers is expected to grow by 19 percent, much faster than the average for all occupations (Bureau of Labor Statistics).
  • Board of Certification (BOC) Certification Exam Pass Rate
     
    2011-2012
    2012-2013
    2013-2014
    3 Year Aggregate
    # of Students Graduated
    6
    4
    7
    17
    # of Students who Took BOC Exam
    5
    4
    6
    15
    # of Students who Passed on First Attempt
    3
    4
    5
    12
    % of Student who Passed on First Attempt
    60%
    100%
    83.33%
    80%
    # of Students who Passed Overall
    3
    4
    6
    13
    % of Students who Passed Overall
    60%
    100%
    100%
    86.67%

Athletic Training Program Admission Requirements:

  • Completed application with forms (completed during the second semester of first year)
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • A GPA of 3.0 or higher in all AT classes
  • Official university transcripts
  • Successful completion of interview with Athletic Training program committee (completed during the second semester of freshmen year)
  • Professional Rescuer - CPR/AED and First Aid certification
  • Completed physical examination with appropriate immunization record
  • Proof of personal insurance and completed technical standards
  • Drug Screening
  • Criminal Background Check