Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training
An athletic trainer is a qualified health care professional educated and experienced in the management of health care problems of the physically active. The athletic training program is designed to prepare students for a professional career in athletic training. Successful completion of this program provides eligibility to sit for the Board of Certification (BOC) examination.
Courses required for major (core curriculum)
In addition to the university general education requirements, the following professional preparation courses must be taken:
Additionally, 7 hours of electives approved by the advisor.
Students must be formally admitted to the program to register for the athletic training core courses (PE 2700, PE 4310, PE 4320, PE 4330, PE 4340, PE 4350, PE 4360, PE 4960, and PE 4990).
Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5, earn no grade lower than a “C” in the athletic training courses (PE 2700, PE 4310, PE 4320, PE 4330, PE 4340, PE 4350, PE 4360, PE 4960, and PE 4990), and must successfully complete all clinical experiences to remain in good standing with the program and be recommended for graduation. Specific retention policies can be found in the athletic training program Students Handbook, which can be accessed at the athletic training webpage (http://coe.unomaha.edu/hper/at/at_index.php).