Athletic Training Program

 

Holloway Hall

Program Mission and Goals

A. Mission Statement

The Athletic Training Program is dedicated to providing a quality education to students who are enrolled in the athletic training major at Salisbury University. The Athletic Training Program is a recognized leader in providing outstanding classroom and clinical instruction in the prevention, recognition, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of patients. A diverse and cooperative clinical environment that is located in the University’s Intercollegiate Athletics Department and various other affiliated sites is made available to every athletic training student. The program is committed to providing an academic and clinical education that will prepare the student for a professional career as an athletic trainer.

The Salisbury University mission statement can be found at http://www.salisbury.edu/Info/mission.html

B. Program Goals

  1. The Athletic Training Program is designed to prepare the students for the Board of Certification Examination upon successful completion of the Athletic Training Program and graduation from Salisbury University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Athletic Training.
     
  2. The Athletic Training Program is designed to ensure that each student is offered the opportunity to complete all pre-requisites and core course requirements in a sequential and timely manner.
     
  3. The Athletic Training Program is committed to providing classroom instruction, clinical supervision and objective assessment and advising to the student that is consistent with the ideals of the NATA Code of Professional Ethics which can be found at http://www.nata.org/codeofethics/code_of_ethics.pdf
     
  4. The Athletic Training Program through its constructivist design will develop the student’s critical thinking and expands cooperative relationships within the medical and allied health community in providing health care to patients.
     
  5. The Athletic Training Program seeks to foster students’ growth and development as an allied health professional. Holistically we strive to establish productive and civic-minded members of society.