Athletic Training Education

Full Acceptance Status

During the student’s Provisional semester, application for full acceptance to the program can be initiated. Grades will be reviewed following the end of the semester, with final acceptance based on previous grades and successful completion of the following additional courses: ATTR 220, BIOL 211, and HLTH 216. Additionally, students must be an active member of the ATSA (LU Athletic Training Student Association) during the Provisional semester.

In the event that the number of eligible applicants exceeds the number of spaces available in the program, the following selection criteria will be utilized:

Final Grade in BIOL 211

  • Grade B = 2
  • Grade C = 1

Final Grade in ATTR 220

  • Grade A = 8
  • Grade B = 4
  • Grade C = 1

Final Grade in ATTR 305

  • Grade A = 6
  • Grade B = 3
  • Grade C = 1

Final Grade in HLTH 216

  • Grade A = 4
  • Grade B = 2
  • Grade C = 1

Overall GPA (as follows)

  • 3.50-4.00 = 5 pts
  • 3.25-3.49 = 4 pts
  • 3.00-3.24 = 3 pts
  • 2.75-2.99=2 pts
  • 2.50-2.74 = 1 pts

Rotation Evaluation Score (0-6)

ATSA Active Member (3)

TOTAL (36)

Decision-making Criteria:

  • Full Acceptance (minimum 17)
  • Denied Acceptance (16 and below)
  • Any of the following conditions will automatically preclude the student from acceptance:
    • GPA is below 2.50,
    • any grade below “C” in the ATTR courses, or
    • Two unsatisfactory clinical evaluations in ATTR 220

At this point, the student may be admitted to the program. Following notification of for admission status, students must provide proof of NATA student membership and current 1st Aid and CPR certification prior to beginning formal clinical rotations.

Additionally, admitted students must demonstrate and maintain satisfactory academic and clinical progress as defined in the Program Retention Standards.

Technical Standards for Admission
Provisional Acceptance
Retention Standards

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