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Athletic Training

administrative contact

Lindsay B. Augustine
lindsay.augustine@mail.wvu.edu
phone: 304-293-3393

program contact

Vincent Stilger
vincent.stilger@mail.wvu.edu
phone: 304-293-0872

Program Details

Program Description

Athletic Training prepares students as healthcare professionals by providing services such as injury prevention, clinical diagnosis and therapeutic treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries and medical conditions. The major consists of 128 credit hours and combines course work and clinical experiences.

Career Profile

Upon graduation from the WVU Athletic Training program, students are eligible to sit for the Board of Certification Exam (BOC). Successful completion of the BOC exam provides job opportunities at the high school, college, professional, clinical or corporate levels. Students may attend graduate school to obtain a master's degree and gain additional clinical experience or pursue a related health profession degree such as physical therapy, physician assistant, or medical school.

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Please see Office of Admissions - English Language Proficiency for more information.

Apply Now

Prospective students should apply online at:
apply.wvu.edu.

Accreditation

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The Athletic Training program is accredited through the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). West Virginia University is one of approximately 350 accredited athletic training institutions in the country and has existed since 1975. The National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) is the professional membership association for athletic training.