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Pre-Athletic Training Program

What was previously called the pre-professional phase of the athletic training major has been renamed the Pre-Athletic Training Program. This new program includes a competitive matriculation process required for acceptance into the professional phase of the athletic training major (the Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training program).

All athletic training students who have not yet entered the professional phase (Level II) of the ATEP curriculum, as outlined in the NSU Undergraduate Student Catalog, may apply for entrance into the Professional Phase of the program once they have completed, or if they are currently taking, all of the courses listed below. Only those who are accepted into the Professional Phase will be able to progress in the program. Enrollment in the Professional Phase of the Athletic Training Major is capped at 20 students per year based on available clinical rotations and assessment protocols.

Application Requirements

Print the Professional Phase Portfolio packet (password protected; accessible to NSU students only).

Acceptance in the Professional Phase of the program will be based on students' scores in the following categories: overall GPA, portfolio assessment, and a professional interview.

Overall GPA (70%)

Portfolio Assessment (20%)

The portfolio is a packet of required documents, including the Professional Phase Application. These documents and forms are included in the Professional Phase Portfolio packet (password protected; accessible to NSU students only).

Professional Interview (10%)

Portfolio Materials

Students applying to the Professional Phase must submit a hardcopy of their completed portfolio to the ATEP program director's office.

The portfolio includes the following items:

More Information

Students with questions should contact Pradeep R. Vanguri, Ph.D., ATC, athletic training program director and associate professor at the college, at (954) 262-8166 or pv101@nova.edu