Academic Administration

Athletic Training B.A.Sc. Program Outcomes

Program Mission

The mission of the Athletic Training Education Program at the University of Minnesota Duluth is to provide dedicated, effective undergraduate teaching, scholarship, and service to our students preparing to be health care providers for life and sport to benefit the people of the state of Minnesota, the nation, and the world. Students in the Athletic Training Education Program are offered a curriculum of didactic, laboratory, and clinical experiences which emphasize a “hands on” learning approach. The Athletic Training Education Program is committed to providing students with educational, clinical, and professional growth opportunities that will help prepare them for The Board of Certification (BOC) examination, and entry into the Athletic Training profession. 

Program Goals

  1. Facilitate student knowledge, and clinical skill development as the foundation for sound practice and leadership in the profession of Athletic Training.
  2. Graduate with a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in four years.
  3. All athletic training students sit for the BOC examination.
  4. Athletic training students complete a variety of clinical experiences.
  5. Encourage scholarship application at the university, state, region, and national level.
  6. Support university values of teaching and learning as a first priority providing quality service to students, to the university, and to the community.

Program Outcomes

At the completion of the Athletic Training Education Program, the students will:

  1. Demonstrate cognitive and psychomotor competence and clinical proficiency in the following content areas for the practice of Athletic Training:

    Risk Management and Injury Prevention

    Pathology of Injuries and Illnesses

    Assessment and Evaluation

    Acute Care of Injury and Illness


    Therapeutic Modalities

    Therapeutic Exercise

    General Medical Conditions and Disabilities

    Nutritional Aspects of Injury and Illness

    Psychosocial Intervention and Referral

    Health Care Administration

    Professional Development and Responsibilities

  2. Demonstrate respect for and treat the patient as an individual, without regard to race, color, sexual preference, socioeconomic status, political or religious affiliation, or athletic ability.
  3. Understand the profession of Athletic Training, the athletic trainer's role in the health care arena, and the professional and ethical responsibilities associated with the athletic trainer as a health care professional.
  4. Recognize the need for the support of clinical practice through ongoing education, research and service.