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Athletic Training

Athletic Training at Texas Wesleyan University

Welcome to the Texas Wesleyan Athletic Training Program

The Certified Athletic Trainer is a highly educated and skilled professional specializing in athletic healthcare. A certified athletic trainer's duties include the prevention, clinical evaluation and diagnosis, immediate care, treatment, rehabilitation and reconditioning of injuries caused during physical activity or athletics.

Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training EducationThe Athletic Training Program (ATP) requires a minimum of two years of clinical education experience constituting from five to 20 clock hours per week.

Degree Plans and Requirements

The Department of Kinesiology offers students the opportunity to specialize in the healthcare profession of Athletic Training. Unlike other universities where you can major in athletic training and receive a general Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree, at Texas Wesleyan, you can earn a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training (BSAT) degree.

Upon completion of the BSAT degree, the graduate will be qualified to take the State of Texas Athletic Trainers Advisory Board Licensure Examination and the Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers (BOC) Certification Examination.

Getting into the Program

Students are admitted to the program according to University policies as well as regulations set forth by the BOC and the Texas Department of Health Advisory Board of Athletic Trainers. The Athletic Training Program (ATP) requires a minimum of two years of clinical experience constituting 40 to 300 clock hours per semester.

Although this program does not provide all of the necessary prerequisites for medical, physical therapy or occupational therapy school, students interested in these other avenues of sports medicine will be provided with early hands-on experience in preparation for upcoming post-baccalaureate programs.


This Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), 6836 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 250, Austin TX 78731-3193; 512-733-9700.

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Athletic Training

Location: Sid Richardson Bldg 
Phone: 817-531-4950 
Fax: 817-531-4229 

Office Hours

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Contact Us:
1201 Wesleyan Street
Fort Worth, TX 76105

phone 817-531-4444
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