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Athletic Training, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Elizabeth, NJ, United States
This Athletic Training program at Kean University is a comprehensive educational experience that includes a rigorous academic schedule with intense clinical education.
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Overview

Experience the excitement of sports medicine as you develop and execute therapeutic strategies to prevent injuries and provide hands-on, emergency medical treatment to the physically active.

As an athletic training major at Kean, you receive comprehensive classroom instruction and real-world clinical experiences in state-of-the-art athletic training facilities. You prepare to work with student-athletes, performing artists, professional athletes and people who are physically active to help improve their performance and maintain good health.

What You Learn

  • You can continue the tradition of excellence in one of New Jersey’s oldest athletic training programs.
  • Study general medicine, therapeutic interventions, functional anatomy and rehabilitation practices
  • Develop and implement conditioning programs, analyze and encourage proper biomechanics and conduct proper fitting of protective equipment
  • Administer first aid and rehabilitative treatment in real-world settings, including at nearby high schools
  • Collaborate with health care physicians to optimize outcomes
  • As an athletic training major, you will have the opportunity to work alongside world-class faculty to conduct original research and present your work at local, regional and national conferences.

After Kean

Graduates of the Athletic Training program at Kean University qualify to take the Board of Certification Examination. Under the governance of the New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners, those students who pass qualify to be licensed and work as athletic trainers in New Jersey.

Many athletic trainers work in educational settings, including colleges, universities, elementary schools and secondary schools. Others are working to prevent, diagnose and treat injuries and illnesses in:
  • hospitals
  • fitness centers
  • physicians’ offices
  • professional sports teams
  • dance companies

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    126 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Strenght Fitness
  • Personal Fitness
  • Intro. to Biomechanics
  • Nutrition

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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:

    6

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    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

  • Prospective students will need to submit an official high school transcript upon graduation to enroll at Kean. 
  • All applicants are required to submit an official high school transcript to be considered for admission. The transcript must indicate 16 college preparatory courses including (4) English, (3) Mathematics, (2) History, (2) Lab Sciences, (2) years of the same foreign language and (3) approved electives in social studies, science or mathematics. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19621 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19621 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    19621 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19621 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    12445 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12445 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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