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Application Criteria / Procedure

The following criteria must be met in order to be considered for admission into the clinical portion of the Athletic Training Program.

  • Completion of the clinical education application. The student can obtain the application form from the program director. Completed applications are due back to the program director by March 1st
  • Completion of AT101, 232, 233, 260, 279, BIOL 223, 223L and BIOL 224, 224L
  • AT 232, 233 and 260, 279 with B or higher
  • BIOL 223, 224 & 223, 224L C or higher
  • An overall grade point average of 2.75 or higher
  • A declared Athletic Training major
  • Proof of current First Aid and CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer
  • Letter of recommendation from a BOC Certified Athletic Trainer
  • Complete interview with AT Program Director and Clinical Instructors
  • NATA membership is highly recommended but not required.

The Athletic Training Program faculty/staff will make the final decisions regarding acceptance into the program based upon the student's total rankings on the admission criteria and available slots in the program. All applying students will receive written notification from the program director indicating their acceptance or denial into the Athletic Training Program. All decisions regarding acceptance are final. A student may re-apply to the Athletic Training Program. A re-applying student will be required to repeat the observation requirements, written application, and interview. Upon acceptance into the Colorado State University-Pueblo Athletic Training Program, the following will be required:

  • Completion of a program approved physical exam
  • Completion of program Technical Standards Form
  • Completion of Hepatitis B vaccination and documentation or Hepatitis B declination form and completion of a Tuberculosis skin test (yearly)
  • Purchase of athletic training student liability insurance (yearly)
  • Proof of medical insurance
  • Provide own transportation to off-campus clinical sites
  • Completion of "Background Check" will be required prior to going to any affiliated sites for clinical experience.

Exercise Science, Health Promotion, and Recreation

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