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Athletic Training, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
, GA,
The Athletic Training major at Georgia Southern University allows you to pursue your interests in athletic training, and in health and human sciences. You will gain experience in the classroom, laboratory, and clinical field.

About

The ATP at Georgia Southern University is a three-year professional program. The Athletic Training majors complete six consecutive semesters of clinical and classroom coursework. This coursework focuses on the allied health profession, and encompasses the prevention, diagnosis, and intervention of emergency, acute, and chronic medical conditions involving impairment, functional limitations, and disabilities. Georgia Southern’s Athletic Training major is highly competitive and selective. It is accepted a limited number of students annually – approximately 20 students.

Through clinical coursework, you will be exposed to a variety of clinical settings through opportunities with:
  • The Southern athletic teams
  • Southern recreation and club teams
  • Area high school athletic teams
  • Orthopedic surgeons
  • General medical illness clinics
  • Radiologists
  • Emergency rooms
ATP students are able to demonstrate an understanding of athletic-related and human science concepts. These concepts and learning outcomes include:
  • Prevention
  • Clinical Evaluation and Diagnosis
  • Immediate and Emergency Care
  • Treatment and Rehabilitation
  • Organizational and Professional Health and Well-being

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    124 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Composition I
  • College Algebra
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Composition II
  • Trigonometry
  • Healthful Living
  • Economics in Global Society
  • Introduction to Physics I/Lab
  • Prevention of Injury and Illness
  • Clinical Skills I
  • Path of Injury and Illness
  • Clinical Skills II

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    69

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

High School GPA & Required High School Curriculum
  • 2.5+ High School GPA
  • Your High School GPA is calculated by the Office of Admissions using the 17 Required High School Curriculum courses listed at the bottom of this page.Grades will be used as listed on your official high school transcript; Georgia Southern does not add or remove weight for accelerated courses.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19282 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9641 USD per semester and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    5464 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2732 USD per semester and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Statesboro

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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