• Program Overview

    Prepare for a career in the athletic training profession through the athletic training major at Endicott.

    The athletic training program explores five key areas:

    • Injury/illness prevention and wellness protection
    • Clinical evaluation and diagnosis
    • Immediate and emergency care
    • Treatment and rehabilitation
    • Organization and professional health and wellbeing

    You'll gain practical hands-on experience and a strong foundation in the discipline through an intensive educational curriculum containing the necessary competencies and proficiencies established by the National Athletic Training Association (NATA) Education Council.

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  • Requirements

    Requirements for the Athletic Training Program are as follows:

    SAT Scores

    A combined score of at least 1100 is required.

    Promotion and Graduation

    Students must achieve a "C+" (77) or better in all athletic training courses and sciences. Courses can only be repeated once. Students must also have a 2.5 GPA at the beginning of their junior year to be promoted and graduated from Endicott College. At selected points in the program, students must pass a comprehensive examination to continue in the major.

    Clinical Sites

    The Clinical Education Coordinator places students in formal clinical sites. Students gain a variety of clinical experiences under the direct supervision of Endicott's certified athletic training staff and through placements at our formal affiliations with high schools, colleges, rehabilitation facilities, and sports medicine clinics. Please click on the link below for a description of internship and clinical education course objectives.

    Internship/Clinical Experience Objectives (pdf)

    Transportation to Clinical Sites

    Students are responsible for their own transportation to clinical sites.

    Transfer Students

    (from another athletic training program)

    Transfer students from another college must present a course description of each athletic training course taken and a transcript from the previous program for evaluation by the Athletic Training Curriculum Committee. A grade of "C+" or better is required for transfer credit to be considered for all Athletic Training courses and science courses.

    Technical Standards

    In order to register for classes and before you can be officially enrolled in the athletic training program, you must sign the form that states that you meet the technical standards for the Athletic Training program, which is required by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The Technical Standards form is included in the Athletic Training Student Manual and can be obtained by clicking on the link below.

    Technical Standards Form (pdf)

    Full-time Status

    All students in the Bachelor degree Athletic Training program must be enrolled as full-time students.

    The Athletic Training Program meets all eligibility requirements to sit for the Board of Certification Examination. 

  • Curriculum

    Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 127

    Freshman - Credits: 36

    • Quantitative Reasoning General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
    • AT 100 - Internship (Cr: 2)
    • AT 101 - Athletic Training I (Cr: 4)
    • AT 203 - Athletic Training II (Cr: 4)
    • BIO 201/201L - Anatomy and Physiology I and Lab (Cr: 4)
    • BIO 202/202L - Anatomy and Physiology II and Lab (Cr: 4)
    • ENG 111 - Critical Reading and Writing I (Cr: 3)
      Satisfies the Writing Designated Core requirement.
    • ENG 112 - Critical Reading and Writing II (Cr: 3)
      Satisfies the Writing Designated Core requirement.
    • PE 110 - First Aid and Safety (Cr: 3)
    • PE 210 - Nutrition (Cr: 3)
      Satisfies Science and Technology General Education Requirement
    • PSY 100 - General Psychology (Cr: 3)
      Satisfies Individual and Society General Education Requirement

    Sophomore - Credits: 32

    • Values and Ethical Reasoning General Education Requirement  (Cr. 3)
    • AT 200 - Clinical Education Experience (Cr: 2)
    • AT 201 - Clinical Education Experience (Cr: 2)
    • AT 215 - Exercise Physiology (Cr: 3)
      Satisfies Writing Designated requirement
    • AT 301 - Evaluation of Injury I (Cr: 4)
    • AT 304 - Kinesiology (Cr: 4)
    • AT 308 - Structural Kinesiology (Cr: 4)
    • CHE 105/105L - General Chemistry I and Lab (Cr: 4)
    • PE 208 - Personal and Community Health (Cr: 3)
    • PE 234 - Strength and Conditioning (Cr: 3)

    Junior - Credits: 29

    • Literary Perspectives General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
    • AT 302 - Evaluation of Injury II (Cr: 4)
    • AT 305 - Therapeutic Exercise (Cr: 4)
    • AT 306 - Administration of Athletic Training Programs (Cr: 3)
    • AT 307 - Therapeutic Modalities (Cr: 3)
    • AT 310 - Athletic Training Practicum (Cr: 3)
    • AT 311 - Athletic Training Practicum (Cr: 3)
    • AT 330 - Pharmacological Perspectives in Athletic Training (Cr: 3)
    • BIO 335 - Pathophysiology (Cr: 3)

    Senior - Credits: 30

    • Aesthetic Awareness and Creative Expression General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
    • Global Issues General Education Requirement  (Cr. 3)
    • World Cultures General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
    • AT 402 - Clinical Education Experience (Cr: 3)
    • AT 480 - Clinical Education Experience (Cr: 12)
    • AT 489 - Senior Thesis I (Cr: 3)
    • AT 490 - Senior Thesis II (Cr: 3)

    Learning Outcomes

    Upon completion of the athletic training program, students will:

    • Demonstrate the application and mastery of clinical skills and proficiencies.
    • Communicate effectively in a clinical setting.
    • Communicate effectively in written form within the conventions of the athletic training discipline.
    • Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse within the discipline of athletic training.
    • Demonstrate competency in all domains of athletic training.

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  • Internships and Careers

    An Endicott education means you'll graduate with a resume and a degree.

    Athletic training graduates find employment opportunities in high schools, colleges, sports medicine clinics, fitness and rehabilitation facilities, and with professional sports teams. Many graduates also pursue advanced degrees. Take a look at what our graduates have been up to lately.

    Recent Internships

    • Sports Medicine North
    • North Shore Physicians Group
    • University of Massachusetts Lowell
    • Physical Therapy North
    • Spaulding Rehabilitation Network

    Alumni Employment

    • Atlanta Hawks
    • Charlotte Hornets
    • Sports Medicine North
    • Health South
    • Boston College

    Graduate School Acceptances

    • Auburn University
    • Baylor University
    • Duke University
    • Boston University
    • University of Kentucky
Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education

Accreditation

The athletic training education program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).

Located at 6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100, Austin, TX 78731-3184.

The program will have its next comprehensive review during the (2021-22) academic year.