ADMISSIONS POLICIES & PROCEDURES
Admission to the AT major involves a competitive admissions process that considers: academic history, athletic training experiences, professional recommendations, and communication skills. The AT Selection Committee includes AT related faculty, staff and students.
Please submit all application materials on or before February 1st to:
Robert D. Kersey, PhD, ATC. CSCS
Director – Athletic Training Education Program
California State University, Fullerton
Fullerton, CA 92834
ATEP Application and Recommendation Forms are available (link on left). A completed application packet must be submitted to the ATEP Director by February 1st of each year.
Applicants must pass (C or better) these courses (or their equivalent) prior to ATEP admission:
GE B1: Chemistry or Physics (student choice from GEIIIA2a)
GE D1: Psychology 101 (Introductory Psychology)
GE E: Health Science 101 (Personal Health)
KNES 200: Introduction to Athletic Training
BIOL KNES 191A: Int. Human Anatomy & Physiology or BIOL 361
Applicants MUST have a minimum overall college GPA of 2.5 (4.0 scale).
All ATEP applicants must complete and document 100 hours of clinical experience under the supervision of a Certified Athletic Trainer.
1. All applicants must submit a completed ATEP Application Form.
2. Applicants MUST submit a minimum of three Recommendation Forms from individuals knowledgeable about their ability to succeed in the ATEP, (athletic trainers, physicians, coaches, professors, etc.).
2.Applicants MUST submit a Personal Statement (<500 words). This document should briefly detail the candidate’s: reasons for pursuing athletic training, previous experiences, expectations of the ATEP, and future professional goals.
3.Applicants MUST submit transcripts of all college credits.
4.Applicants MUST submit proof of current Emergency Cardiac Care (CPR).