Athletic Training (B.S.)
Accreditation and Admission
The Athletic Training program leads to a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Athletic Training. Students who wish to pursue this degree must be formally admitted to the program. This is a selective admissions program with a competitive admission process. Acceptance into the program is based on the admission material completed and submitted to the Program Director on or before March 15. To see all admissions requirements and to obtain admission materials, visit the Athletic Training Program page.
The Nebraska Wesleyan University Athletic Training program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education.
The Athletic Training Program at Nebraska Wesleyan University prepares students for a career in athletic training by providing them the skills and knowledge to practice in a variety of settings while allowing opportunities for intellectual and personal growth within the framework of a liberal arts education.
NWU's Athletic Training Program will:
1. Provide students diverse classroom and clinical experiences that allow them to be active learners.
2. Prepare students to pass the BOC exam. (Our goal is to have at least an 80% first-time pass rate.)
3. Develop students who act as ethical and responsible athletic training professionals.
Majors will be able to:
- Demonstrate mastery of the knowledge, skills and abilities required of an entry-level athletic trainer.
- Be prepared for employment in a variety of athletic training and healthcare settings.
- Employ skills and communication techniques appropriate for serving diverse patient populations.
- Recognize the importance of being involved in and network through professional organizations.
- Value ethical principles and behavior required of a healthcare professional.
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