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Athletic Training (B.S.A.T.)

Athletic Training (B.S.A.T.)

Admissions Information for 2017-2018 Catalog Year

The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education has mandated that all professional preparation Athletic Training programs must be at the master's level by 2022. The FGCU B.S.A.T. program is in the process of transitioning to the master's level. Consequently, it is anticipated that the class entering in fall 2018 will be the last entering class at the bachelor level. To be considered for this final B.S.A.T. class, students must submit an athletic training supplemental application by February 1st, 2018. All applications received after February 1st will be considered on a space-available basis. More information: http://caate.net/the-professional-degree/

Athletic Training Supplemental Applications for Fall 2018 Being Accepted Now

at Marieb Hall, room 434 or can be mailed to:
Florida Gulf Coast University
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
Marieb Hall
10501 FGCU Boulevard South
Ft. Myers, Florida, 33965
attn: Athletic Training Program 
 

Athletic Training Supplemental Application

Athletic Training Supplemental Application form

The application deadline is February 1 of the year for entry into the program (if February 1 falls on a weekend, the deadline date will be the following Monday).  Only COMPLETE applications will be accepted.  

Applications may be hand-delivered to our office at Marieb Hall, room 434B or can be mailed to:
Florida Gulf Coast University
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
Marieb Hall
10501 FGCU Boulevard South
Ft. Myers, Florida, 33965
attn: Athletic Training Program

                                                 

The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences/Athletic Training Program has a mandatory orientation that occurs usually the two days prior to the start of the entering semester classes.  Additional information is sent out with program acceptance letters.  Students that do not attend the mandatory orientation will not be accepted into the program.

Getting Started

If you are not yet an FGCU student, visit the Admissions Office Website

If you are a newly-admitted FGCU student please be sure to sign up for an Eagle View Orientation session. As part of this session you will be meeting with an academic advisor who will assist you in registering for classes for your major.

Program Admission Requirements

Limited Access

The Athletic Training Program conducts a competitive admissions process for this major. All applicants who meet the minimum admission requirements listed below may not be admitted into the program. Application forms are available on the Athletic Training Program website.  All application materials must be received by February 1st of the year in which entry is sought. Application materials received after February 1st will be considered on a space-available basis. Admission decisions are made based on materials and coursework completed at the time of the application.

Admission Requirements Effective Fall 2016

  • Submit FGCU Undergraduate Admission Application and satisfy all applicable university admission requirements.
  • Submit supplemental application materials.
    • Athletic Training Application form
    • Unofficial transcripts for any courses not transferred to FGCU
    • Submit the following Athletic Training Application Materials:
      • Medical History Form (Signed by Health Care Provider)
      • Physical Exam Form (Signed by Health Care Provider)
      • Technical Standards Signature Form (Signed by Health Care Provider)
      • Immunization Requirements Form (Signed by Health Care Provider)
        • Include medical records for immunization, vaccines, and screening tests
      • Present and Future Coursework Planning Sheet
      • Prerequisite GPA Calculation Sheet
      • Validation of AT Shadowing Experience (Signed by ATC, LAT Supervisor)
      • Course Equivalent Substitution Form (if applicable)
      • Hepatitis B Waiver Form (if applicable)
  • At time of admission into the major, all prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better (a grade of C- or less is not acceptable). 
  • At time of application to the major, 17 hours of prerequisite course work must be completed.  The common prerequisite courses are:
    • BSC 1010C General Biology w/Lab (4)
    • BSC 1085C Human Anatomy and Physiology I w/Lab (4)
    • BSC 1086C Human Anatomy and Physiology II w/Lab (4)
    • HSC 2577 Human Nutrition (3)
    • PHY 2053C College Physics I w/Lab (4)
    • PSY 2012 General Psychology (3)
    • STA 2023 Statistics (3)
  • Grade point average calculated for all prerequisite courses of at least 3.00 (on a 4.0 scale).
  • A minimum grade point average of 3.00 (on a 4.0 scale) for the most recent 30 college credit hours.
  • Complete a criminal background check.
  • Interview (arranged by invitation when all other application materials have been received and reviewed)

Admission Deadlines

Visit the Admissions Office Web site for information on admission deadlines of the university.

 

 

Resources

 

Ranking Policy

 

Athletic Training Fact Sheet:
2017-2018 Catalog Year

 

Immunizations:
Requirements and Pricing Information

 

Understanding Technical Standards Requirements:
Essential Functions