Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training Program By Boston University |Top Universities

Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training

Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training

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  • Study Level Bachelors

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This CAATE-accredited program prepares professionals to practice as athletic trainers. The program provides professional preparation for positions in athletic training, medical, and rehabilitation settings located in secondary schools, colleges, clinics, hospitals, the military, the performing arts, and professional athletics. Completion of the program leads to eligibility to take the Board of Certification examination. Graduation with a BS in Athletic Training requires a minimum of 128 credits. Each course (or transfer equivalent) specified in the curriculum below must be included in these credits. Credits are given for both academic and clinical preparation. An overall GPA of 2.0 must be attained by the junior year and maintained for graduation. This GPA must represent a record that contains no more than 12 credits with a grade of D. All required professional courses, including all those with an AT prefix, CAS BI 211, SAR HS 201, SAR HS 369, SAR HS 342, SAR HP 531, SAR HP 532, SAR HP 560, and SAR HP 572, must be completed with a grade of C or better. Prerequisite courses (CH 171, CH 172, BI 105, BI 106, CGS NS 111 or CAS PY 105 and PY 106) must be completed with a grade of C– or better. Up to 8 credits of preapproved prerequisite courses can be taken at institutions other than Boston University. A student may repeat a course only once to meet the above requirements.