Specialized General Studies Requirements
This degree has special general studies requirements. Students should see the AT Program Advisor along with this Bulletin.
The Athletic Training Program at Troy University is a rigorous and intense program that places specific requirements and demands on the students enrolled in the program. An objective of this program is to prepare graduates to enter a variety of employment settings and to render care to a wide spectrum of individuals engaged in physical activity. The technical standards set forth by the Athletic Training Program establish the essential qualities considered necessary for students admitted to this program to achieve the knowledge, skills and competencies of an entry-level athletic trainer, as well as meet the expectations of the program’s accrediting agency (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training (CAAT]). The following abilities and expectations must be met by all students admitted to the Athletic Training Program. In the event a student is unable to fulfill these technical standards, with or without reasonable accommodation, the student will not be admitted into the program.
Compliance with the program’s technical standards does not guarantee a student’s eligibility for the BOC certification exam.
Candidates for selection to the Athletic Training Program must demonstrate:
Candidates for selection to the Athletic Training Program will be required to verify they understand and meet these technical standards or that they believe that, with certain accommodations, they can meet the standards.
The Troy University Department of Athletic Training will evaluate a student who states s/he could meet the programs technical standards with accommodation and confirm that the stated condition qualifies as a disability under applicable laws.
If a student states s/he can meet the technical standards with accommodation, then the University will determine whether it agrees that the student can meet the technical standards reasonable accommodation; this includes a review whether the accommodations requested are reasonable, taking into account whether accommodation would jeopardize clinician/patient safety, or the educational process of the student or the institution, including all coursework, clinical experiences and internships deemed essential to graduation.
Graduation requirements for the Athletic Training Program include:
Two scholarships are available annually to Athletic Training Program Students: