Athletic Training Students

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The Northern Michigan University Athletic Training Education Program (NMU ATEP) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).

The undergraduate program leading to a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training at NMU is designed specifically to prepare students for the Athletic Training Board of Certification Examination (BOC).  It will also prepare students for an entry-level position in the field of athletic training.  NMU student BOC exam results.

Students wishing to sit for the national certification exam in athletic training (BOC), MUST graduate from a CAATE accredited Athletic Training Education program.

This is a four-year baccalaureate program with students graduating from the College of Health Sciences and Professional Studies. Requirements the athletic training major include the core athletic training classes (66 credits). Students will complete six clinical practicums of "hands-on" experience at both on and off campus athletic training facilities. All clinical experiences are directly supervised by a certified athletic trainer or another health care professional.

Students complete courses in anatomy, physiology, exercise physiology, kinesiology, sports pyschology and nutrition, as well as 14 core athletic training courses.

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If you are interested in pursuing a major in athletic training at NMU, please contact:

  • Julie A. Rochester, Ed.D., AT
    Director, Accredited Athletic Training Education Program
    School of Health and Human Performance
    Northern Michigan University
    1401 Presque Isle Avenue
    Marquette, Mich. 49855
    Fax: 906-227-2181
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