The Iowa State Athletic Training Program will hold its annual prospective student interviews on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 in the Bergstrom Football Building - Cyclone Athletic Health Care Center. The Spring 2016 semester started with over 50 students interested in making athletic training their desired major. After a long semester of classroom work, laboratory instruction & proficiency check-offs, clinical observation hours and reflective writing; 25 undergraduate students will interview with the AT Program staff next week to attempt to continue their education as a part of our Athletic Training Program.
The interviews with the athletic training staff is just one part of a student's successful completion of the pre-athletic training program. Click here for full AT Program admission information. The AT Program admission generally consists of the following:
Satisfactory completion of Pre AT 218x Orientation to Athletic Training Clinical Experience
Complete and submit the Athletic Training Program Application Form
Submit a copy of all high school and/or college transcripts. An overall college grade point average of 2.50 without D’s or F’s in athletic training-related course work is required.
Undergo an interview with the Athletic Training Program Interview Committee This committee is comprised of athletic training clinical preceptors and educational instructors. During the interview, each candidate will be required to complete one or more randomly chosen skill (s) from the taping portion of ATr 221 & 222.
Complete the following courses or equivalents:
BIOL 255 Fundamentals of Human Anatomy
BIOL 255L Fundamentals of Human Anatomy Laboratory
BIOL 256 Fundamentals of Human Physiology
BIOL 256L Fundamentals of Human Physiology Laboratory
ATr 222 - Basic Athletic Training for Athletic Trainers (minimum grade, B)
ATr 221 – Athletic Training Clinical Practicum (successful completion)
CPR Professional Rescuer/First Aid Certification
Complete a minimum of 75 hours of directed observation in a traditional athletic training setting.
Good luck to all the students taking part in the interviews next week. We look forward to meeting with you and welcoming the new group to the Program next Fall.