Major Requirements

Suggested Order of Coursework for a Major in Athletic Training

First Year

  • CHM 109 - Introductory Chemistry Credits: 4
  • MOV 101 - Foundations of Physical Education and Sport Credits: 3
  • WRT 150 - Strategies in Writing Credits: 4
  • BMS 250 - Anatomy and Physiology I Credits: 4
  • BMS 251 -  Anatomy and Physiology II  Credits: 4
  • BMS 105 - Basic Nutrition Credits: 3
  • MTH 110 - Algebra Credits: 4
  • PSY 101 - Introductory Psychology Credits: 3

Second Year

  • MOV 217 - Modern Principles of Athletic Training Credits:2
  • MOV 218 - Modern Principles of Athletic Training Credits:1
  • STA 215 - Introductory Applied Statistics Credits: 3
  • ATH 210 - Directed Observation in AT Credits: 1
  • MOV 300 - Kinesiology Credits: 3
  • General Education Requirement
  • General Education Requirement
  • BMS 355 - Anatomy of Joints Credits: 2
  • ATH 314 - Athletic Injury Assessment I Credits: 3
  • ATH 225 - AT Emergency Care Credits: 3
  • ATH 220 - Athletic Training Clinical I Credits: 2
  • MOV 309 – Measurement and Evaluation Credits: 2
  • General Education Requirement

Third Year

  • MOV 304 - Physiology of Activity Credits: 3
  • ATH 315 - Athletic Injury Assessment II Credits: 3
  • ATH 230 - Athletic Training Clinical II Credits: 2
  • PHY 200 - Physics for the Life Sciences Credits: 4 
  • MOV 320 - Exercise Testing and Prescription Credits: 3
  • MOV 321 - Exercise Testing Lab Credits: 1
  • ATH 316 - Therapeutic Exercise Credits: 3
  • ATH 405 - Therapeutic Modalities Credits: 3
  • ATH 320 - Athletic Training Clinical III Credits: 2
  • General Education Requirement

Fourth Year

  • ATH 406 - Intervention and Referral Credits: 2
  • ATH 407 – Pharmacology in Athletic Training Credits: 2
  • ATH 495 - Organization and Administration Credits: 3
  • ATH 330 - Athletic Training Clinical IV Credits: 2
  • ATH 420  - Advanced Techniques in Athletic Training  Credits: 2
  • General Education Requirement
  • General Education Requirement
  • ATH 490 - Internship in Athletic Training Credits: 6 to 12
  • General Education Requirement
  • General Education Requirement

GPA Retention Policy

Once admitted to the athletic training education program students will be required to maintain a 3.0 GPA in all required course work with no grade lower than a C, and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher. In addition, students must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5 for the semester. Failure to maintain the above GPA requirements will place students in a probationary status for one semester. Failure to maintain the above GPA requirements for a second consecutive semester will result in dismissal from the program.


Program Costs

Students will be responsible for the costs associated with required immunizations (Initial testing for Physical Exam, Blood Titers, and Tuberculosis Testing = $120) (Annual TB Test = $15/test), background checks and drug screenings ($72), BLS face mask ($13), travel to and from clinical sites (varies based on assignment), Grand Valley Athletic Training Polo ($33), student membership to the National Athletic Trainers Association ($35 first year, $75 annual after first year) or a yearly subscription to ATrack, and all textbooks and supplemental materials required for each course.  First year (pre-admittance to program and first semester in program) cost = $273; second year (second and third semester in program) = $90; third year (fourth semester and internship in program) = $90. Total costs equal $453.

Additional tuition will apply to all Athletic Training laboratory courses. Total cost for all courses equals $300.

Total estimated costs (tuition and program costs) during the Athletic Training Program enrollment = $753 plus travel and textbook costs.

All costs are estimated and based on lowest available pricing as of September, 2017. 



Page last modified September 27, 2017