Athletic Training Program

Mission Statement

The mission of the Athletic Training Program at Texas Christian University is to provide an enjoyable student centered undergraduate learning experience that effectively links didactic and clinical education, promote professional and ethical conduct, encourage professional leadership, prepare athletic training students to be successful on national and state credentialing examinations, and produce competent and confident athletic trainers prepared for a career in Athletic Training.

Goals and Objectives

In keeping with the mission of Texas Christian University, the Athletic Training Program, and in accordance with the expectations of the profession of Athletic Training, the goals and objectives of the Athletic Training Program are to:

  • Educate the athletic training student in the domains of athletic training
  • Connect classroom learning with sound clinical application
  • Prepare athletic training students to be successful on the Board of Certification examination
  • Prepare athletic training students to be successful on the State of Texas Athletic Trainer Licensure Examination
  • Recognize a need in the profession for Certified Athletic Trainers in Secondary Schools
  • Produce qualified individuals to serve in the Secondary School setting
  • Mentor athletic training students in all aspects of Athletic Training as well as University life
  • Emphasize professional conduct and ethical standards
  • Prepare young professionals to be leaders in Athletic Training at the state, district, and national levels
  • Expose the athletic training student to healthcare professionals that comprise the “Sports Medicine Team”
  • Establish Texas Christian University as a leader in undergraduate Athletic Training Education