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Athletic Training Major
The athletic training major prepares students for a career in athletic training, an allied health care profession. We are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The program has been placed on Probation as of February 19, 2016 by the CAATE, 6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100, Austin, TX 78731-3101. Program admission is competitive and the number of qualified applicants admitted is limited.
Admission to Athletic Training Program
Admission into our program is very competitive and currently only accepts a maximum of 20 students per year. You will apply to the program at the end of the fall semester of your sophomore year. You must have an overall GPA of 3.0 (as of Fall 2016) on all university work attempted to be eligible to apply to the program. In addiiton, you must pass all of your athletic training coursework with a grade of "C" or better. Applications are only accepted once a year.
Athletic Training Clinical Experience
Our students have access to different types of experience such as having the opportunities to work with upper extremity, lower extremity and equipment intensive sports at Radford University and Virginia Tech. Our students have 830+ hours of clinical experience by the time they are ready to graduate.
BOC Pass Rate Table
The aggregate is calculated by the number of students passing the exam in past three years divded by the total number of students taking the exam. Programs must meet or exceed a three-year aggregate of 70 percent first-time pass rate of the BOC exam.