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Athletic Training, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
San Diego, CA, United States
Athletic trainers play a critical role in promoting the activity and normal functions of their patients and clients. A Bachelor of Arts in Athletic Training from Point Loma Nazarene University will help you develop foundational decision-making and logical reasoning skills that prepare you for specialized career opportunities or graduate study programs in sports medicine.

Overview

Athletic trainers play a critical role in promoting the activity and normal functions of their patients and clients. A Bachelor of Arts in Athletic Training from Point Loma Nazarene University will help you develop foundational decision-making and logical reasoning skills that prepare you for specialized career opportunities or graduate study programs in sports medicine.

  • Do you have a deep passion for learning about the human body as well as desire to help people heal? Are sports and the arena of competition somewhere you thrive? Does a career that blends together healthcare and physical activity sound like the optimal environment for you? An athletic training degree may be the perfect fit. 
  • After introductory courses in anatomy, physiology, biology, and chemistry, you'll have the opportunity to develop skills in injury evaluation, functional rehabilitation, prescribing therapeutic modalities, and healthcare management. Finally, you will gain the clinical proficiency necessary to pass the National Athletic Trainers - Board of Certification (NATA-BOC) exam to become a certified athletic trainer at the end of your studies.

A Bachelor of Arts in Athletic Training can lead to the following careers:

  • Athletic Trainer
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physician Assistant
  • Chiropractor
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Teaching
  • Fitness Industry

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Risk Management and Emergency Response
  • Risk Management and Emergency Response Laboratory
  • Clinical Internship I
  • Clinical Internship II
  • Orientation to Kinesiology
  • Introduction to Athletic Training
  • Introduction to Athletic Training Lab
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology I 
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology II

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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General Requirements

  • Submit the Application for Admission
  • Submit Two Letters of Recommendation (one academic and one spiritual)
  • Submit Two Essays  
  • Pay the $55 Application Fee Online or by Mail  
  • Send Official Transcripts
  • Submit Official Proof of English Proficiency  
  • Request an In-Person, Phone, or Skype Interview (optional but strongly recommended)
  • Submit bank statement(s) or financial support letters
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      36350 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 36350 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
    • National

      36350 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 36350 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
    General fee: $600/year

    Living costs for San Diego

    • 1400 - 2460 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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