Please note that due to the transition to a Master of Science in Athletic Training, entry of new students into this B.S. program has been suspended as of summer 2016.The School of Health Care Professions offers pre-athletic training as an option to the Health Science major. Please click here for information on Health Science: Pre-Athletic Training Option, B.S.
As an ATP student you must complete clinical rotations as a requirement of the practicum courses (AT 201, AT 300, AT 301, AT 302, AT 400, and AT 401). You will gain clinical experience in the following settings or activities:
UW-Stevens Point Athletic training facility.
Lower extremity intensive.
Upper extremity intensive.
Throughout the 6 semester curriculum program, you will be required to complete clinical education rotations each semester. The time commitment for each semester varies as you go through the AT program and will get longer as you learn more clinical skills within the coursework. The clinical hours required for students are 112-168 hours per semester during the 1st year; 182-210 hours per semester during the 2nd year; and 224-280 hours per semester the final year. Students will be given at least one day off each seven-day period. All clinical hours will be under direct supervision of a clinical preceptor.