Athletic Training

About the Program

Declaration of the Athletic Training major requires prior approval from the Office of Admissions.

Located in Kansas City, Park University is one of the few colleges that offers athletic training in the state of Missouri. Our Athletic Training Education Program is accredited by CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education.) The major provides students with a variety of courses and practical experiences related to the prevention, care, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. Students must submit a formal application to be admitted to this program. Acceptance is based on a minimum overall grade point average, success in designated professional courses, recommendations, athletic training competencies and proficiencies, and a minimum completion of observational hours under the direct supervision of a Certified Athletic Trainer. Upon completion of the Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training, students are eligible to take the Board of Certification exam.

The Department of Athletic Training is accredited by CAATE, Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education.  The program has been placed on probation as of January 14, 2016 by the CAATE, 6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100, Austin, TX 78731-3101. (512-733-9700).

Curriculum Requirements

Program Outcomes

View statistics for the successful completion of the Board of Certification (BOC) Examination by Park University graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training.

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Areas Of Education

Students learn professional skills in the following areas:
  • Risk management and injury prevention
  • Pathology and acute care of injuries and illness
  • Orthopedic clinical examination and diagnosis
  • Medical conditions and disabilities
  • Therapeutic modalities
  • Conditioning, rehabilitative exercise and referral
  • Pharmacology
  • Psychosocial intervention and referral
  • Nutritional aspects of injuries and illnesses
  • Health care administration

For further information regarding the overall goals and objectives of the Athletic Training Undergraduate Program, download the policies and procedures manual.


Students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training or a Bachelor of Science in Fitness and Wellness are eligible to apply for the following scholarships if they meet all the eligibility requirements.


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