Help an athlete recover from an injury and return to peak performance. Develop and carry out rehabilitation programs. Prevent, diagnose, and treat muscle and bone injuries. As an athletic training major at BVU, you will be provided with a thorough knowledge of many areas, including the prevention, evaluation, management, and rehabilitation of injuries to those who are physically active.
BVU’s athletic training education program (ATEP) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The program has been placed on Probation as of February 19, 2016, by the CAATE, 6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100, Austin, TX 78731-3101. Due to recent BVU student success on the Board Certification exam, probationary status will end when CAATE reviews program data in December 2016.
In addition to exploring a wide array of topics that will provide you with a solid athletic training foundation, your professors will work closely with you to customize your studies and practical experiences based on your interests and career goals. From day one, you will have extensive opportunities to gain hands-on experience in clinical settings, both on and off campus.
You will further enhance your skills through research and internships, or you may choose to work independently with an athletic training faculty or staff member as part of BVU’s athletic training clinical intraship program. Not only will you graduate with a broad skill set and be well-equipped to take the BOC examination, you will be a prepared to work in a variety of professional settings.
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