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Athletic Training, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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As an athletic training student in the first program in the country associated with a School of Medicine, you'll work with physicians, physical therapists and certified athletic trainers to learn the best ways to keep athletes healthy and active. You’ll gain invaluable in-class and hands-on experience leaving you fully prepared to take the Board of Certification exam.

Why study Athletic Training at University of North Dakota?

The Department of Sports Medicine is transitioning its athletic training program to the Masters in Athletic Training as mandated by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). 

The last class of undergraduates allowed to apply to the undergraduate program will be in the spring of 2020 and the students accepted will start the professional program in the fall of 2020. Students interested in applying to the Masters in Athletic Training will need to wait until the 2021-2022 academic year to apply to the program which is tentatively scheduled to start in the fall of 2022.

The B.S. in Athletic Training degree entails a 4-year curriculum (1 year of Pre-Athletic Training courses and 3 years of B.S.A.T. courses) designed to prepare you for an entry-level position in the field of athletic training. You'll gain real-world experience through this program, practicing injury prevention, injury assessment, sports rehabilitation and sport-specific conditioning.


The Athletic Training program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      1 year of Pre-Athletic Training; 3 years in the B.S.A.T. program

  • Credits
    127 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Medical Terminology
  • Introductory College Physics I/Laboratory
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Statistics for Behavioral Science
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Anatomy for Paramedical Personnel and Lab
  • Anatomy for Athletic Trainers
  • Procedures in Athletic Training
  • Laboratory Procedures in Athletic Training
  • Understanding Medicine
  • Beginning Practicum
  • Intermediate Practicum
  • Medical Aspects of Sports
  • Athletic Training Modalities
  • Athletic Training Modalities Laboratory
  • Athletic Training Rehabilitation Techniques
  • Athletic Training Rehabilitation Techniques Lab
  • Organizational Admin. in Athletic Training
  • Advanced Practicum
  • Athletic Injury Assessment
  • Seminar in Athletic Training

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Complete Mandatory Immunizations and TB Screening
  • Send Official Records
  • Apply Online and Pay $35 Application Fee
  • Complete Statement of Financial Responsibility
  • Provide Evidence of English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16423 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16423 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    12317 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12317 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    8211 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8211 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Minnesota Residents $9,197/year

Living costs for Grand Forks

  • 1000 - 2180 USD/month
    Living Costs

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