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Admission Eligibility & Application Process

Prospective students must first be accepted to Lindenwood University prior to applying for acceptance into the Athletic Training Program (ATP). The ATP at Lindenwood University is a competitive program requiring an application and interview for new applicants during the spring semester of their first year (observation year). At this time there is no current limit on enrollment. However, if application numbers increase beyond capacity, there will be a competitive admission process based on a combination of factors, including academic performance, letter of application, letters of recommendation, interview, and preceptor evaluations of clinical observation performance.

I.              Personal Information Form


II.            Letter of Application

The letter should include the following:

        A. Personal Information

        B. Explanation of your interest in athletic training

        C. Experience in athletic training and/or athletics

        D. Any related medical experiences


III.           Physical Examination/Immunization Records


IV.          Three Letters of Recommendation

These forms should be completed by a former employer, previous athletic training supervisor, instructor, and/or other appropriate individual.


V.           Signed Agreements regarding the following:

Student Policies, Technical Standards, Confidentiality, OSHA standards, Concussion Statement,  etc…


VI.        Required Coursework

Candidates must achieve a grade of C or better in the following courses prior to acceptance:

AT 28000, AT 28300, AT 28500, EXS 28000 OR BSC 22700


VII.          Grade Point Average

Candidates must have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 (or higher) for all courses

Candidates must have cumulative GPA of 3.00 (or higher) for all curriculum courses

All application materials must be completed and submitted prior to February 28 for application to the program for the upcoming fall semester. Upon receipt of all application criteria, the program director will assign interviews. The interview committee will consist of the program director, clinical education coordinator, and other available members of the Athletic Training faculty. The Athletic Training faculty reserves the right to deny an interview if application material is incomplete.

Candidates for admittance will be notified in letter form by the end of April as to their admission status.

Athletic Training Admission Application

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