2009-10 Catalog 
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2009-10 Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Athletic Training Major

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Competency requirements:

  • Pass physical fitness competency examination

Total credits required: 64-69


 The following courses are recommended:

  • Graduates of Northwestern’s Athletic Training program are also candidates for physical therapy graduate programs. Athletic trainers cannot become physical therapists without completing physical therapy professional training, nor can physical therapists become athletic trainers unless they have graduated from an accredited athletic training program and passed the Board of Certification examination. Some universities offer a program that combines an entry-level graduate athletic training program and a graduate physical therapy program for students whose undergraduate degree could be in exercise science, biology or a related field.

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