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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 observational experience scores and successful completion of the following additional courses: BIOL 213, BIOL 214, ATTR 225, ATTR 226, ATTR 305, ATTR 306. Additionally, it is highly recommended that students join and are active in the LU Athletic Training Student Association

Full Acceptance Criteria

Final Grade in BIOL 213
     Grade A = 6
     Grade B = 3
     Grade C = 1

Final Grade in BIOL 214
     Grade A = 6
     Grade B = 3
     Grade C = 1

Final Grade in ATTR 225
     Grade A = 6
     Grade B = 3
     Grade C = 1

Final Grade in ATTR 226
     Grade A = 6
     Grade B = 3
     Grade C = 1

Final Grade in ATTR 305
     Grade A = 6
     Grade B = 3
     Grade C = 1

Final Grade in ATTR 306
     Grade A = 6
     Grade B = 3
     Grade C = 1

Overall GPA (as follows)
     3.50-4.00 = 6
     3.00-3.49 = 3
     2.75-2.99 = 1

Rotation Evaluation Score (0-6)

TOTAL (48)

Full Acceptance Decision-making Criteria:

  • Full Acceptance eligible (minimum 27)
  • Denied Acceptance (26 and below)     
  • Any of the following conditions will automatically preclude the student from  acceptance:
    • GPA is below 2.75 
    • any grade below “C” in the ATTR courses, or
  • One observational student evaluation preceptor recommendation of “decline acceptance” or 2 observational student evaluation preceptor recommendations of “accept with reservation”.

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

Acceptance Notification

Provisional Acceptance

  • The program director will email the students a letter stating their status in the ATP when final grades are obtainable off of the student's degree completion plan. Students may learn of their status in the ATP as early as June 1.

Full Acceptance

  • The program director will email the students a letter stating their anticipated status in the ATP prior to Christmas Break, this status is contingent upon the student's final grades. If final grades change a student's status, the program director will notify the student via an email.

Transfer Students

     Students transferring to Liberty University who are interested in entering the ATP must declare this intention in writing to the Program Director. Due to the unique characteristics and background of each individual, a transfer student will be evaluated on an individual basis to determine his/her suitability for the program as well as an appropriate entry level. This evaluation will be made only after the Program Director has received the following:

Transfer students must meet the following criteria and provide the following information to be provisionally accepted into LU’s ATP:

  • Candidates must be in good academic standing with previous university as well as Liberty University and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Completion of provisional application
  • Copy of your official transcripts from prior academic institutions
  • Medical history form signed by your family physician. The form shall include an endorsement by the physician that states the student is physically able to meet the requirements of the program (See Technical Standards).
  • Meet the Technical Standards Policy for admission into the program.
  • Vaccination records, including: Rubella, Tetanus, Mumps, Polio, Chicken Pox and HBV vaccination.

The above documents and materials must be submitted to Liberty University's AT Program Director by Aug. 1 to be assured an opportunity to be provisionally accepted.

Technical Standards for Admission
Retention Standards

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