Athletic Training Mission, Goals, & Objectives
Liberty University Mission Statement
To develop Christ-centered men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for impacting tomorrow’s world. With a unique heritage and an ever-expanding influence, Liberty remains steadfast in its commitment to Training Champions for Christ.
School of Health Sciences Mission Statement
The School of Health Sciences exists to prepare men and women in the sciences and health professions through the integration of current scientific thought and the biblical worldview.
Allied Health Professions Department Mission Statement
The Allied Health Professions Department faculty members are committed to preparing students in three majors: Athletic Training, Exercise Science, and Kinesiology. Each major leads to a Bachelor of Science degree. Our objective is to encourage student growth in these disciplines from the Christian worldview in preparation for employment/graduate education as they pursue God’s purpose for their lives.
Athletic Training Program Mission Statement
To develop Christ-centered men and women to become highly effective Athletic Training professionals and leaders in the Christian community, while incorporating both professional and spiritual growth in their life plans. Liberty University incorporates into the foundation of education the equally important components of producing Christ-centered men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills required to impact tomorrow’s world.
Athletic Training Program
To produce highly educated graduates that glorify Christ while they influence the Athletic Training Profession at the state, district, and national levels.
- Produce Christ-centered men & women that have a desire to serve Christ through the athletic training profession.
- Provide students with a quality clinical experience utilizing state-of-the-art resources and technology alongside allied healthcare preceptors.
- To prepare students to be competent clinicians that successfully pass the BOC exam.
- To develop leaders that will serve their communities and profession.
- To promote professionalism through student involvement within state, district, and national athletic training meetings and symposiums.
- To aid the student in obtaining employment or admission into graduate school upon graduation.
- To become an ATP that conducts quality research that enhances the knowledge of the Athletic Training profession.
Student Learning Objectives
- The student will be able to demonstrate assessment procedures for overall wellness including injury prevention techniques.
- The student will be able to evaluate pathologies through the use of evidence-based assessment techniques.
- The student will be able to demonstrate how to provide care during acute and emergency situations.
- The student will be able to implement evidence-based therapeutic treatments and rehabilitation protocols for various pathologies.
- The student will be able to demonstrate the components of healthcare administration while having the knowledge of maintaining professional health and well-being.
- The student will be able to demonstrate mastery of the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively perform as an entry-level Certified Athletic Trainer as defined by the program’s accrediting body.
- The student will be able to integrate the biblical worldview into all aspects of practicing athletic training.