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Athletic Training program | University of Central Missouri

Athletic Training

A certified athletic trainer is a highly educated and skilled professional specializing in athletic health care. In cooperation with physicians and other allied health personnel, the athletic trainer functions as an integral member of the athletic health care team in various settings.

The Athletic Training Program (ATP) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education.

Commission on Accreditation of Athetic Training Education

View the four-year plan for athletic training.

View the 2017-2018 Academic Advising Sheet for Athletic Training.

Also interested in the Sport Nutrition minor, view the 2017-2018 AT with Sport Nutrition minor advising sheet.

 

Facts at a Glance

  • The UCM ATP has graduated approximately 80 students since receiving our initial accreditation in 2007.
  • We graduated our largest cohort class of 17 the spring of 2017.
  • The classes of 2013 and 2015 have a 100% first time pass rate on the Board of Certification exam.
  • We have 100% job placement for students who have graduated, passed their boards exam, and attained licensure/other state requirements
  • Graduates have secured employment in various settings including high schools, universities, clinical settings, professional sports and as university faculty.
  • Employment of athletic trainers is expected to grow by 21 percent, much faster than the average for all occupations (Bureau of Labor Statistics).

Board of Certification (BOC) Certification Exam Pass Rate

 
2012-2013
2013-2014
2014-2015
2015-2016
2016-2017
3 Year Aggregate
# of students graduating from program
4
7
5
9
17
31
# of students graduating from program who took examination
4
7
4
9
17
30
# of students who passed the examination on the first attempt
4
6
4
7
13
24
% of students who passed the examination on the first attempt
100%
86%
100%
78%
76%
80%
# of students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts
4
7
4
7
14
25
% of students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts
100%
100%
100%
78%
82%
83%

 

Athletic Training Program Admission Requirements: (see ATS handbook for more details)

  • Completed application with forms (completed during the second semester of first year)
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • A GPA of 3.0 or higher in all AT classes
  • Official university transcripts
  • Successful completion of interview with Athletic Training program committee (completed during the second semester of first year)
  • Professional Rescuer - CPR/AED and First Aid certification
  • Completed physical examination with appropriate immunization record
  • Proof of personal insurance and completed technical standards
  • Drug Screening
  • Criminal Background Check

 

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