LINDENWOOD UNIVERSITY STUDENTS
The athletic training program at Lindenwood University has a secondary application process for prospective students that is in addition to the University’s application for general admission. The following information guides the application and selection process for current Lindenwood University students.
Completion of (or current enrollment in) the following:
- AT 22000 (Medical Terminology)
- AT 28000 (Introduction to Athletic Training Lab)
- AT 28500 (Introduction to Athletic Training)
- BSC 22700 (Anatomy and Physiology I)
- Athletic training program candidates are required to have 50 documented observation hours with an athletic trainer. Students are also encouraged to shadow/observe other health care professionals to gain a better understanding of the professions, the responsibilities of various health care employees, and the relationship between health care professionals.
- (A) – Application Letter
- Students must submit a formal application letter for the athletic training program. Students should include his/her reason for choosing Lindenwood University and selecting athletic training as a major, his/her career goals, and any additional information that helps to support his/her application.
- (B) Recommendation Letters
- Students must provide three letters of recommendation or recommendation forms.
- (C) Personal Information Form
- (D) Clinical Observation Hours
- Students must submit evidence documenting a minimum of 50 hours of observation under a certified athletic trainer. Observations can occur in any setting, including, but not limited to, a high school, college/university, professional sports teams, or rehabilitation clinics.
- (E) Physical Examination
- (F) Immunization Records
- Candidates must provide a copy of immunization records. Records should include Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis), Varicella (Chickenpox), MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella), and Influenza. Students must also submit records of a PPD (Tuberculosis test) conducted within the past six months.
- (G) Hepatitis B Form
- (H) Technical Standards
- (I) Confidentiality Agreement
- (J) Blood Borne Pathogen Policy
- (K) Student Handbook and Student Policies
- (L) Release of Information to CAATE
- (M) Stopping Out
- (N) Clinical Participation
- (O) Concussion Statement
- Students will access and submit all Application Form/Documents through the learning management system, Canvas.
- All aspects of the application must be completed and submitted by March 31st. Applications are accepted after the deadline, but due to enrollment limitations, they are not guaranteed to be included in the reviewing process.
- Students meeting the application criteria will be contacted in April to schedule an interview with the athletic training faculty/staff.
Notification of Acceptance
- Once transcripts and final grades are reviewed, acceptance and non-acceptance letters will be mailed out to each applicant no later than June 15th.