Athletic Training

Mission

The Athletic Training (AT) program provides a nurturing and supportive educational experience for AT majors.  Through the integration of the missions of the University and the Health Sciences Department, the AT major prepares the individual for a career in athletic training.  The program integrates the competencies and proficiencies outlined by the Executive Committee on Education through didactic and clinical experiences in order to prepare the student to be a practicing athletic trainer.  AT students will conduct themselves with the highest integrity by observing and practicing the Code of Ethics as outlined by the National Athletic Trainers' Association.

Program Description

Athletic trainers work with team physicians, physical therapists, exercise physiologists and other health care providers in the care, prevention and rehabilitation of illness and injuries related to physical activity.  A bachelor’s degree with a comprehensive major in athletic training will also prepare you for graduate degrees, physical therapy school, medical school or any other allied health profession.

Potential Students

You can learn more information by looking at the pages below. Please feel free to schedule a campus visit through admissions. For more information, you can also contact Dennis Gruber, Ed.D., AT, ATC, the program director, or Melissa Snyder, Ph.D., AT, ATC, CSCS, the clinical education coordinator.

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