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  • Can I enroll in the Strength and Conditioning track and still apply for an athletic training GA position?
    • The athletic training GA positions are awarded to athletic training track students first. If any remain and a strength and conditioning track student meets the qualifications, they may be considered. However, there are often time conflicts with the strength and conditioning requirements and the GA position. 
       
  • I am an  athletic trainer and want more courses in strength and conditioning, can I do that in your program?
    • Yes, you can be enrolled in strength and conditioning courses as your electives, provided that you meet the pre-requisites for the strength and conditioning courses. It is recommended that you are CSCS for the advanced level courses.
       
  • I want to become an athletic trainer, can I do so through this program?
    • No, this is a post-professional program, so we only accept individuals who have completed a professional athletic training program. Please visit www.caate.net for more details on how to become an athletic trainer. 
       
  • I went through an athletic training program but never finished, can I apply to your program?
    • No, you must be certification eligible and have completed an athletic training program.
       
  • I have a medical degree from a foreign country, can I still apply to the athletic training program?
    • You should contact the program director prior to applying in order for a determination to be made as to whether or not the program is appropriate for your professional goals/needs.
       
  • I have a degree in physical education from a foreign country, can I apply to the athletic training program?
    • No, your degree in physical education does not meet the requirements for admission to the athletic training program.
       
  • I am an athletic coach, can I apply to the athletic training program?
    • No, a coaching background is not sufficient to meet the requirements for admission to the athletic training program.

 


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