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Program Application for Transfer 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 program accepts applications from current Lindenwood University students as well as prospective transfer students. Once accepted into the program, students will have three years of coursework and clinical rotations at Lindenwood University.  The following information guides the application and selection process for current transfer 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)

Observation Hours

  • 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.

Application Forms/Documents

  • (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) Personal Information Form
  • (C) Recommendation Letters
    • Students must provide three letters of recommendation or recommendation forms.
  • (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.

Medical Documentation

  • (E) Physical Examination
  • (F) Immunization Records
    • Candidates must provide a copy of immunization records. Records should include Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis), Varicella (Chickenpox), and MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella). Students must also submit records of a PPD (Tuberculosis test) conducted within the past six months.
  • (G) Hepatitis B Form

Signed Agreements

Submitting Materials

  • Students will need to use the above links to download all application documents and submit them directly to the Program Director.
    • Hard copies can be delivered to 209 S. Kingshighway, St. Charles, MO (Attn: Tom Godar).
    • Electronic documents can be submitted directly to the Program Director at 


  • Students are recommended to submit all parts of the applications by March 31st. This is the application deadline for students currently enrolled at Lindenwood University. 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 to schedule an interview with the athletic training faculty/staff.

Notification of Acceptance

  • Acceptance and non-acceptance letters will be mailed out to each applicant after completing the interview and submitting all final transcripts.
Lindenwood University
209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301