Mission and Objectives

Mission
The Undergraduate Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP) is dedicated to prepare students for employment in entry-level athletic training positions through research, coursework, and service in the community.   The ATEP supports excellence and develops productive citizens who function as skilled professionals.

Objectives

  1. Cognitive and psychomotor skill mastery, clinical proficiency and demonstration of sound clinical decision making in the application of injury/illness prevention.

  2. Cognitive and psychomotor skill mastery, clinical proficiency and demonstration of sound clinical decision making in the application of clinical evaluation and diagnosis.

  3. Cognitive and psychomotor skill mastery, clinical proficiency and demonstration of sound clinical decision making in the application of immediate care of injuries/illnesses.

  4. Cognitive and psychomotor skill mastery, clinical proficiency and demonstration of sound clinical decision making in the application of the treatment, rehabilitation, and reconditioning of injuries/illnesses.

  5. Cognitive and psychomotor skill mastery, clinical proficiency and demonstration of sound clinical decision making in the administration and organization of athletic health care services.

  6. Cognitive and psychomotor skill mastery, clinical proficiency and demonstration of sound clinical decision making in the application of professional responsibility.

  7. Demonstration of foundational behaviors.

  8. Demonstration and understanding of life-long learning behaviors.

  9. Achieve Certification credential from the Board of Certification.

  10. Demonstration of quality performance in a professional/employment setting.