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Athletic Training

Chair: Dr. Garry Killgore, gkillgore, x2410, HHPA 219
Transfer Advisor: Dr. Garry Killgore, gkillgore, x2410, HHPA 219
Dr. Laura Kenow, lkenow, x2580, HHPA 206A
First-Year student contact: Dr. Garry Killgore, gkillgore, x2410, HHPA 219
Dr. Laura Kenow, lkenow, x2580, HHPA 206A

The mission of the Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP) is to provide a comprehensive, progressive educational and clinical foundation to prepare students for a career in athletic training. The clinical settings serve as learning laboratories for students admitted into ATEP. This program will prepare students to take the Board of Certification (BOC) examination. Upon passing, students will be qualified for entry-level careers in athletic training.

 GUIDELINES FOR FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS:

FALL SEMESTER:

  • Enroll in prerequisite courses for ATEP admission
    • HHPA 184 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries*
  • Enroll in AT major course
    • HHPA 250Prevention and Control of Disease
  • Enroll in AT major prerequisite
    • PSYC 101 Survey of Psychology

Attend the mandatory ATEP informational meeting (details will be posted on student news) to obtain an application and discuss your interest for admission to the ATEP*

Begin your clinical observation times (details will be provided at the ATEP informational meeting)

SPRING SEMESTER:

  • Enroll in prerequisite courses for ATEP admission
    • HHPA 284 First aid/CPR*
  • Enroll in AT major prerequisite
    • BIOL 212 Human Anatomy*

 Fill your schedule with courses for the Linfield Curriculum requirements and/or a second major (if you have one)

Complete your 25 hours of clinical observation*

NOTES:
Admission into the ATEP is competitive.  Students must apply to the program before April 15 of their freshmen year.  In addition to the (*) requirements above and application, students must meet the following GPA requirements:

Cum GPA 2.3 or higher
AT GPA 2.7 or higher

Grades of C- or better in AT major courses (B or better in HHPA 184/284)

Major and minor info: See 2014-2015 Course Catalog for more detailed Major and Minor requirements.