Athletic Training - Clinical Program

Pre-Athletic Training Program

The Pre-Athletic Training Program of the ATEP allows students to successfully complete the prerequisites necessary to enter the clinical portion of the program.

Requirements

Complete the admissions packet for the ATEP:

  1. Submit proof of overall and current semester GPA of 2.80 GPA in college coursework.
  2. Meet with Program Director for advising and explanation of requirements.
  3. Complete the following coursework or equivalent with a ‘B’ or better:
  • BIO 22, Human Anatomy (C is acceptable)
  • KINS 154A, Principles & Techniques in a Clinical Setting
  • KINS 156, Care of Athletic Injuries

  4.  Completion of lower division requirements including one year of chemistry.

Athletic Training Program

The clinical portion of the ATEP consists of five semesters of experience in the athletic training facilities. These semesters are divided into five phases of fieldwork. Phase I (KINS 195C) is the observation semester. Phases II through V (KINS 195D) are four full semesters of fieldwork in the three athletic training facilities. Students must formally apply to this part of the program each semester. An interview (with the Program Director, Clinical Education Coordinator and Preceptors) and a submitted application are necessary for admission into KINS 195D, Practicum in Athletic Training. The top students, who qualify, are selected and placed with a preceptor for their clinical experience.

Criteria for KINS 195C, Observation in Athletic Training

  1. Declared Athletic Training major.
  2. Minimum GPA of 2.80 GPA in overall, each semester and major in a minimum of 12 units toward the degree.
  3. Successful completion of the following courses with a B or better grade:

    • BIO 22, Human Anatomy (C is acceptable)
    • KINS 154A, Principles & Techniques in a Clinical Setting
    • KINS 156, Care of Athletic Injuries
  4. Completed application for admissions packet submitted to Program Director.
  5. Completed application for KINS 195C, Observation in Athletic Training.
  6. Current certification in first aid, AED and CPR.
  7. Proof of current physical exam stating that the student is able to perform the duties of an athletic training student.
  8. Proof of Hepatitis B immunization and TB testing.
  9. Proof of medical history as part of the physical exam.
  10. Signed CSUS ATEP Technical Standard Form.
  11. Proof of professional liability insurance.

KINS 195C Bypass Information

Below you will find information regarding the procedures and forms for pursuing a bypass of KINS 195C, Observation in Athletic Training.

Bypass Procedures
Bypass Skills
Bypass Hours Verification

KINS 195D, Practicum in Athletic Training (Phases II, II, IV, V)
Criteria for KINS 195D, Practicum in Athletic Training

  1. Declared Athletic Training major.
  2. Minimum GPA of 2.80 GPA in overall, each semester in a minimum of 12 units toward the degree.
  3. Successful completion of KINS 195C, Observation in Athletic Training or challenge exam.
  4. Completed application for KINS 195D, Practicum in Athletic Training.
  5. Interview with Program Director and Clinical Instructors. Interview is for initial appointment and if there is a break in enrollment.
  6. Current certification in first aid, AED and CPR.
  7. Proof of current physical exam stating that the student is able to perform the duties of an athletic training student.
  8. Proof of Hepatitis B immunization and TB testing.
  9. Proof of medical history as part of physical exam.
  10. Signed CSUS ATEP Technical Standards Form.
  11. Proof of professional liability insurance (see Program Director).