Athletic Training Track
Athletic training is the art and science of preventing and treating injuries from athletes at all levels of competition. The athletic trainer is a practioner of athletic training. Since 1970, those athletic trainers who have met the requirements of the National Athletic Trainer's Association (N.A.T.A.) have been recognized as certified athletic trainers.
The Concordia University athletic training emphasis provides students the opportunity to gain valuable practicum work experience in an athletic training setting. This experience, combined with appropriate course work, prepares students to enter a N.A.T.A. certified Masters program.
Goals and Objectives of the Athletic Training Program:
- To Prepare students to successfully enter a N.A.T.A. Certified Masters program.
- To instill professionalism and service attitudes among the staff and students.
- To promote acceptable standards of ethical conduct at every opportunity.
- To provide the opportunity for each student to develop optimal skills and competencies in the athletic training setting.
- To continually seek the highest quality in Instructional Techniques, Equipment, Clinical Experiences and Student Work.
- To actively seek the highest quality student trainer and to actively seek position for graduates.
- To orient student trainers for medical training and the medical aspects of athletics.
- To promote contact with professionals in athletic training settigns and other related areas.
- To adhere to the N.A.T.A. Code of Ethics.
National Athletic Trainer's Association