Athletic Training Students - Fall 2012

Athletic Training studentThe 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.

Fanny Pack Post: Biannual NMU Athletic Training Alumni Newsletter

  • April 2013

    Evidence-Based Practice for Athletic Trainers Conference

    July 25, 2014 Northern Michigan University


    Dr K. Newhsam, AT Saint Louis University


    Evidence Based Medical Practice: The basics, Integration into AT curriculum, & Why EPB

    Dr.M. Moore, AT Northern MI University

    Dr. Maggy Moore

    Evidence Based Pediatric Concussion

    Professor C. Kirk, AT Northern MI University

    Christopher Kirk


    Pain Management

    Dr.J.Rochester, AT Northern MI University

    Julie Rochester

    Moderator and Event Coordinator –

    Program Overview

    Session Time

    Session Name

    Continuing Education

    9:00-9:50 am

    What is EBP? (Newsham)

    1 CE - EBP

    10-10:50 am

    EBP – Diagnostic Accuracy (Newsham)

    1 CE - EBP

    11-11:50 am

    EBP Approach to Exercise Related Respiratory Symptoms (Newsham)

    1 CE – EBP

    12-1 pm

    Lunch on Your Own


    1-1:50 pm

    Pain Management (Kirk)

    1 CE Meets MI AT License Requirement

    2-2:50 pm

    Pediatric Concussion (Moore)

    1 CE

    3-3:50 pm

    EBP Assessing Interventions (Newsham)

    1 CE - EBP

    4-4:50 pm

    Utilizing Summary Documents as Evidence (Newsham)

    1 CE – EBP

    5-5:50 pm

    Evidence Based Practice: The PICO Process in Action

    1 CE - EBP






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
    Web site: