Admission requirements & costs
The curriculum and delivery of this certificate was recently reviewed and as a result the Athletic Therapy Certificate is now delivered over two years.
Applicants for the Athletic Therapy program must possess a degree in kinesiology, physical education, human kinetics, exercise science or equivalent. Successful applicants must have completed the following courses (either as part of their degree matriculation or subsequent to the degree).
To determine if courses you have taken are equivalent to these courses, you may need to provide a detailed course outline if we have not previously evaluated the course you are presenting.
|Admission Requirements||Formerly at Mount Royal|
|HPED 1512 - Human Anatomy||PHED 1001, PHED 1224|
|HPED 2505 - Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries||PHED 3003, PHED 3371|
|HPED 2514 - Human Physiology/BIOL 1216 - Human Physiology|
|HPED 2830 - Introductory Flexibility and Relaxation||PHED 2228, PHED 1242|
|HPED 2850 - Introductory Strength Training||PHED 2304, PHED 1145|
|HPED 3514 - Exercise Physiology||PHED 4001|
|HPED 3516 - Biomechanics||PHED 3001, PHED 2263|
Applicants are conditionally accepted (if all other requirements are met) with the condition of successful completion of the two course below. Details will be provided once conditionally admitted.
Taping and Prophylactic Support
First Responder for Athletic Therapy
Admission is competitive and preference will be given to applicants with a minimum Grade Point Average of 3.00 on the conditional and final admission average. Conditional admission will be based on the four most recently completed courses by Dec. 31 and final admission will be based on the eight most recently completed courses by June 30. In addition, preference will be given to applicants with a Grade Point Average of 3.00 in Human Anatomy and in Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries.
Students enrolled in the Advanced Certificate in Athletic Therapy must provide proof of completion in the following courses prior to graduating.
|HPED 2507 - Nutrition and Health||PHED 2007, PHED 2237|
|HPED 2510 - Sport & Exercise Psychology||PHED 2005, PHED 2253|
For students planning to take courses on a part-time basis, please see our course fee table.
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