Applicants to the certificate program are classified as Category 1 or Category 2. Category 1 applicants have a completed degree and must meet the criteria outlined below. Category 2 applicants are attending one of our partner institutions mentioned below and must meet criteria as established by the partner institution.
Category 1 Applicants
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):
Students are conditionally accepted (if all other requirements are met) with the condition of successful completion of the two courses below. Details will be provided once conditionally accepted.
The following courses may not be part of the standard kinesiology, physical education, human kinetics or exercise science curriculum. Therefore, students are typically accepted into the program but unable to graduate from the certificate until they can provide proof of completion of the courses. Arrangements can be made to take these courses in the department.
For Category 1 students, 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.
Additional Criteria - Category 1 Applicants
Category 2 Applicants