Effective immediately, the Athletic Training Program has been eliminated. Those students currently enrolled in the Program will be allowed to complete their degree plans; however, no new applications will be accepted. The Program’s accreditation status will continue to be “Active” through December 31, 2016. Currently, the Athletic Training Program has a “Probationary” status with the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).


The plan of study for Athletic Training outlines course recommendations for each semester.
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As part of the CAATE standards, sudents will work with a variety of assigments. The clinical experience table demonstrates the type and sequencing of hands-on athletic training. It shows clinical experiences by season, nature of assignment, and student classification.
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Athletic Trainers work in traditional and non-traditional settings. Some include:

  • Professional Sports
  • Universities/Colleges
  • Secondary Schools
  • Health and Wellness Centers
  • Rehabilitation Clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Industries/Corporations
  • Military Branches

Professional Organizations & Websites

Dr. Mary L. Jones Interim Chair & Associate Professor Corrie Dalrymple, MS, ATP Director & Instructor
Gerald Jordan, MEd, ATC Head Athletic Trainer Abby Havard, MS, ATC Assistant Athletic Trainer & Instructor
Kalilah Kemp, MEd, ATC Clinical Education Coordinator & Instructor Tim Colbert, MS, Instructor
Richey Woods, MEd, ATC Adjunct Instructor

The primary mission of the Athletic Training Program is to provide quality educational experiences through which students may receive didactic instruction and obtain the clinical skills necessary to practice as an athletic trainer certified by the Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC) for Athletic Trainers. Through successful completion of the ATP, graduates are prepared to enter the profession of athletic training.