2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Feb 25, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Athletic Training, BS

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Program Description:

The athletic training program leads to a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in athletic training. The athletic trainer is increasingly viewed as the expert in care of the physically active. Therefore, Wright State’s program prepares self-directed graduates who can function in a number of settings and work in collaboration with other health care professionals to coordinate and improve the health care of the physically active.

The athletic training program prepares you to sit for the national Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer examination which meets the certification in Ohio as regulated by the Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Athletic Trainers Board. Licensure and certification requirements vary from state to state, and we have not determined if this program meets educational requirements outside of Ohio. If you are planning to pursue professional licensure or certification in a state other than Ohio, please contact the appropriate licensing entity in that state to seek information and guidance regarding that state’s licensure or certification requirements.

Admissions Requirements:

Minimum score of 21 on the ACT or 1000 on the SAT (direct admit high school student) or minimum score of 21 on the ACT or 1000 on the SAT and a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher (current college student, WSU or transfer)
Wright State letter of acceptance

Submit: visit program web site for current PDF documents and additional information

Program Application (PDF)
Typed essay of life experiences candidate brings to the ATR program
Technical Standards Form (PDF)
Unofficial High School and College Transcripts, including ACT/SAT scores
Copy of all immunizations, including childhood
Proof of current physical
Three Recommendation Forms (PDF)

For additional information:

Program Requirements:

I. Wright State Core: 41 Hours

Element 1 - Communication: 6 Hours

Element 2 - Mathematics: 4 Hours

Element 3 - Global Traditions: 6 Hours

Element 4 - Arts / Humanities: 3 Hours

Element 5 - Social Science: 7 Hours


Element 6 - Natural Science: 9 Hours


Additional Core Courses: 6 Hours

II. Curriculum Content: 87 Hours

Total: 128 Hours

Graduation Planning Strategy

The Graduation Planning Strategy (GPS) has been created to illustrate one option to complete degree requirements within a particular time frame. Students are encouraged to meet with their academic advisor to adjust this plan based on credit already earned, individual needs or curricular changes that may not be reflected in this year’s catalog.

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