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Mission of the Program
The mission of the UTPB Athletic Training Education Program is to prepare qualified entry-level athletic trainers for the profession of Athletic Training. The program develops knowledge, skills and professional attitudes/behaviors in the following twelve athletic training educational competencies/clinical proficiency content areas:
Risk Management and Injury Prevention
                        Pathology of Injuries and Illnesses
Assessment and Evaluation
Acute Care of Injury and Illness
Therapeutic Modalities
Therapeutic Exercise
General Medical Conditions and Disabilities
Nutritional Aspects of Injury and Illness
Psychosocial Intervention and Referral
Health Care Administration
Professional Development and Responsibilities