Athletic Training

Athletic Training
Hours64 Credit Hours
MAPMajor Academic Plan

Program Requirements

The Exercise Sciences Department requires a minimum of 45 major hours to be taken in residence at BYU for this degree program. These hours may also go toward BYU's 30-hour residency requirement for graduation.
requirement 1
Complete application into the athletic training program during semester of enrollment in ExSc 320. See the program director or ExSc 320 instructor for an application packet.
a. Have a physical examination and provide an immunization record to verify technical standards.
b. Submit one letter of recommendation.
c. Interview with the athletic training staff.
d. Complete 30 hours of directed clinical observation in BYU and affiliated high school athletic training settings and associated objectives.
Complete the senior exit interview.
Maintain CPR/AED certification for the professional rescuer.
Meet the technical standards associated with the athletic training education program.
requirement 3 Complete 1 course
To be taken last semester prior to graduation.
requirement 4 Complete 4 courses
Note: The clinical internship must be completed over a two-calendar-year period. The athletic training clinical education courses require field experience hours as part of the athletic training curriculum.
Program Outcomes

Athletic Training Knowledge, Skills and Ability

Demonstrate acquisition and application of Athletic Training (AT) knowledge, skills and abilities. The competencies and proficiencies are listed as objectives and outcomes in required Athletic Training courses. See matrix.

Athletic Training Professional Preparation

Students will be prepared for Athletic Training professional practice by demonstrating professional behaviors and dispositions in level-specific practice "internships" at affiliated clinical sites with the mentoring support of qualified clinical instructors (preceptors).

Professional/Ethical Behavior in Classroom, Clinic and Work

Students will demonstrate professional, ethical, and moral behavior as students and clinicians in classroom, laboratory, and clinical settings. As professionals, graduated students will synthesize what they learned at BYU to work as ethical, and moral people in their communities.