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   ATHLETIC TRAINING is an allied health profession within
   the American Medical Association. Athletic trainers specialize in the
   prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of athletic
   injuries. Xavier University’s Athletic Training Education Program
   (XU-ATEP) follows the guidelines created by the National Athletic
   Trainers’ Association and is accredited by the Commission on the
   Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). Students
   combine classroom instruction and clinical experiences to promote
   their mastery of professional competencies and prepare to be eligible
   for the Board of Certification (BOC) national examination.

   Bachelor of Science (BS) in Athletic Training
   The Xavier Advantage:
     Be job-ready after learning with certified athletic trainers in
     clinical and classroom settings.
     Get exposure to NCAA Division I athletes in a variety of men’s and
     women’s sports at Xavier University, including top-ranked men’s
     and women’s Muskie basketball teams.
     Develop experience working with local high-school athletes,
     professional teams and patients at physical therapy clinics and
     hospitals. Program graduates have worked at such clinical sites
     as Cincinnati Bengals Football, Cincinnati Reds Baseball, Cincinnati
     Cyclones Hockey and area high schools.
     Live in Cincinnati, home to the Cincinnati Reds, based in the Great
     American Ballpark, and the annual Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon,
     recently named one of the top 20 international marathons by
     Runner’s World magazine.

   Xavier athletic training graduates go on to:
     Boston Red Sox
     Missouri University of Science & Technology
     Oxford Physical Therapy
     Indianapolis Public Schools
     TriHealth Good Samaritan Hospital Physical Therapy
     Graduate programs in athletic training, cardiac rehabilitation,
     kinesiology, sports psychology, business and marketing

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These schedules serve as a guideline for progress toward a degree. Students should consult with their academic advisor.

 First Semester                                                      Sem. Hrs.            Second Semester                                                     Sem. Hrs.
 ATTR 143 Introduction to Athletic Training                          3                    ATTR 168 First Aid, Safety, & CPR                                   3
 ATTR 140 Anatomy & Physiology I                                     3                    ATTR 267 Physiology of Exercise                                     3
 ATTR 141 Anatomy & Physiology Lab I                                 1                    ATTR 142 Anatomy & Physiology II                                    3
 MATH 120-150 Math Placement                                         3                    ATTR 143 Anatomy & Physiology Lab II                                1
 ENGL 101/115 English Comp OR Rhetoric                               3                    PHIL 100 Ethics as Intro to Philosophy                              3
 THEO 111 Theological Foundations                                    3                    Theology Scripture/History
                                                                                            OR Christian Systematics Elective (THEO 200-299)                  3
 Total                                                               16                   Total                                                               16

 ATTR 200 Clinical Experience 1                                      2                    ATTR 201 Clinical Experience 2                                      2
 ATTR 343 Therapeutic Modalities                                     3                    ATTR 344 Therapeutic Exercise                                       3
 ATTR 347 Orthopedic Injuries III: Head & Spine                      3                    ATTR 345 Orthopedic Injuries I: Lower Extremity                     3
 ATTR 386 Advanced Kinesiology                                       2                    ATTR 410 AT Organization & Admin                                    3
 ATTR 387 Advanced Kinesiology Lab                                   1                    ENGL/CLAS/SPAN/FREN 205 Lit & Moral Imag                            3
 Foreign Language elective                                           3                    Foreign Language elective                                           3
 MATH 116 OR 156 Statistics                                          3
 Total                                                               17                   Total                                                               17

 ATTR 300 Clinical Experience 3                                      2                    ATTR 301 Clinical Experience 4                                      2
 ATTR 346 Orthopedic Injuries II: Upper Extremity                    3                    ATTR 405 General Medical Conditions                                 2
 ATTR 420 Research in Athletic Training                              3                    ATTR 406 General Med Conditions Lab                                 1
 ATTR 425 Nutrition                                                  3                    PHIL 290 Theory of Knowledge                                        3
 History I elective                                                  3                    History II elective                                                 3
                                                                                          PSYC 101, General Psychology                                        3
 Total                                                               14                   Total                                                               14

 ATTR 400 Clinical Experience 5                                      2                    ATTR 401 Clinical Experience 6                                      2
 ATTR 480 Advanced Rehab 1:                                          3                    ATTR 485 Advanced Rehab 2:                                          3
  Spine and Lower Extremity                                                                Spine and Upper Extremity
 ATTR 492 Senior Seminar                                             3                    E/RS Focus elective (PHIL 300-399)                                  3
 Theological Ethics OR Religion/Culture elective                     3                    PSYC 261 Social Psychology
   (THEO 300-499)                                                                          OR SOCI 101 Introduction to Sociology                              3
 Fine Arts elective                                                  3                    Literature elective                                                 3
 Total                                                               14                   Total                                                               14

Scheduling notes: • Consult the undergraduate Core Curriculum requirements.
                  • The E/RS Focus elective requirement may be used to satisfy another element of the Core or the major.
                  • A minimum of 120 credit hours is required for the degree.
                  • Students are required to take 6 hours of approved courses representing two different disciplines to fulfill the Core Diversity requirement.

 additional degree class schedules, please visit
The Sport Studies Department offers the Bachelor of Science (BS)
degree in Athletic Training. Xavier University’s Athletic Training
Education Program (XU-ATEP) follows the guidelines created by             The athletic training major at Xavier University prepares
the National Athletic Trainers’ Association and is accredited by the      students for a career as a certified athletic trainer, and builds a
Commission on the Accreditation of Athletic Training Education            foundation for students interested in medicine, physical therapy,
(CAATE). Completing our four-year degree fulfills the curriculum          occupational therapy, massage therapy or other allied health
eligibility requirements of the Board of Certification (BOC)              care professions.
national examination.
                                                                          According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of
In addition to traditional studies, athletic training majors at Xavier:   athletic trainers is projected to grow 37 percent through 2018,
uork with certified athletic trainers in clinical and classroom
                                                                         much faster than the average for all occupations, because of
  settings to learn the following subject areas: risk management          their role in preventing injuries and reducing health care costs.
  and injury prevention; pathology of injury and illness;                 Job growth will be concentrated in the health care industry,
  assessment and evaluation; acute care of injury and illness;            including hospitals and offices of health practitioners. Increased
  pharmacology; therapeutic modalities; therapeutic exercise;             licensure requirements and regulation has led to a greater
  general medical conditions and disabilities; nutrition; psychosocial    acceptance of athletic trainers as qualified health care providers.
  intervention and referral; health care administration; and              Growth in positions with sports teams will be somewhat slower,
  professional development and responsibilities.                          however, as most professional sports clubs and colleges and
                                                                          universities already have complete athletic training staffs.
  in a top college athletics environment: Xavier is
  home to NCAA Division I athletes in a variety of men’s and              Employment settings for Xavier graduates include hospitals,
  women’s sports.                                                         sports medicine clinics, industry, collegiate and professional
 Develop experience working with local high-school athletes,
                                                                         sports. A sample list of employers where athletic training
  professional teams and patients at physical therapy clinics and         graduates have been hired includes:
  hospitals. Program graduates have worked at such clinical sites         • Carmel Middle School Cougars
  as Cincinnati Bengals Football, Cincinnati Cyclones Hockey,             • Drayer Physical Therapy
  Good Samaritan Hospital, Bethesda Family Practice, St. Xavier           • Gulf Breeze High School
  High School, Summit Country Day High School, Madeira High               • Indianapolis Public Schools
  School, Norwood High School and Oxford Physical Therapy.                • Missouri University of Science & Technology
                                                                          • Oxford Physical Therapy
All Xavier University athletic training faculty and clinical staff
                                                                          • Reconstructive Orthopaedics
are certified and in good standing with the National Athletic
                                                                          • San Diego State University
Trainers’ Association and hold athletic training licenses from
                                                                          • TriHealth Good Samaritan Hospital Physical Therapy
the state of Ohio. Their broad range of professional experience
                                                                          • University of Georgia
ensures that students develop sound skills that can be applied
                                                                          • Wellington Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine
in many different clinical settings and with a variety of athletes
                                                                          • Wittenberg University
and sports teams.
                                                                          • Xavier University

RESOURCES                                                                 Many certified athletic trainers continue with graduate studies
                                                                          in related fields such as cardiac rehabilitation, exercise
The Joseph M. Sullivan Human Performance Lab in the Joseph                physiology, kinesiology, athletic training, nutrition, physical
Building is used for teaching and hands-on experiences.                   therapy, physicians assistant, sports podiatry, sports psychology,
The lab is equipped with anatomical models, and exam and                  business and marketing. Xavier graduates have been accepted
taping tables for instructional purposes. Xavier University has two       at such prestigious institutions as:
athletic training rooms where prevention, care and rehabilitation         • Emory University
of injuries are supervised by certified athletic trainers. These          • Indiana University
facilities are also used for teaching purposes.                           • Michigan State University
Athletic training students have the opportunity to work with              • Nova Southeastern University
NCAA Division I athletes in the Atlantic 10 Conference which              • Texas Tech
provides exposure to a variety of men’s and women’s sports.               • University of Connecticut
Xavier’s men’s basketball team is among the nation’s best, making         • University of Florida
it to the NCAA Tournament’s Elite Eight twice in the last six years.      • University of Georgia
The winning women’s basketball team also landed in the Elite              • Western Michigan
Eight in 2010. Students get free tickets to home games held
at the Cintas Center on Xavier’s campus.
Students can also gain clinical experience with Cincinnati
area physical therapy clinics, high schools, hospitals and
professional teams.
The Sport Studies Department is housed in the CSSHE, whose programs have a
special focus on society in the areas of education, health, community services
and more. The college houses a wide variety of departments that include
undergraduate programs, master’s degree programs and a doctoral program
in psychology.
The CSSHE prepares undergraduate and graduate students in the Jesuit
Catholic tradition intellectually, morally and spiritually for careers and
professions of service by:
 Challenging students to strive for academic excellence and life-long learning
 Providing applied experiences grounded in theoretical foundations
 Promoting collaboration and community partnerships
 Incorporating research, scholarship, and innovation
 Integrating ethical behavior and a respect for individual differences
   and diversity

The foundation of Xavier’s success is its commitment to its Jesuit heritage.
The Core Curriculum embodies Xavier’s mission and philosophy of education
and serves as a valuable foundation for all undergraduate students. Within
the Core, the four-course Ethics/Religion and Society (E/RS) Focus fosters
students’ understanding of socially significant issues through study of the
humanities, especially literature, philosophy and theology, as well as the social
and natural sciences. Along with courses in their major, Xavier students also
take Core courses in: cultural diversity, English composition, fine arts, foreign
                                                                                                            XAVIER AT A GLANCE
language, history, literature, mathematics, philosophy, science, social science
and theology.                                                                                               Founded in 1831, Xavier University is a Jesuit
                                                                                                            Catholic university in Cincinnati, Ohio, annually
                                                                                                            ranked among the nation’s best universities.
ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS                                                                                       Its three colleges offer 85 undergraduate majors,
Core Curriculum: Minimum 64 credit hours                                                                    54 minors and 11 graduate programs to 7,019
                                                                                                            total students, including 4,368 undergraduates.
Major in athletic training: 54 credit hours, including 48 hours of athletic
training courses and 12 hours of clinical experience courses. Students must
complete 1,000 hours of supervised clinical experience. A minimum of a 2.500                                FOR MORE INFORMATION
cumulative GPA and a minimum 2.000 in all biology and professional courses
                                                                                                            OFFICE OF ADMISSION
must be maintained to remain in the program.
                                                                                                            Phone:                513-745-3301
For current information about XU-ATEP requirements,                                                                               877-XUADMIT (982-3648)
visit                                                                     Fax:                  513-745-4319

                                                                                                            ATHLETIC TRAINING PROGRAM
                                                                                                            Tina Davlin-Pater, PhD, ATC, Director
                                                                                                            Phone:                513-745-3430
                                                                                                            On Campus:            3rd Floor, Joseph Building

                                                                                                                      Office of Admission
                                                                                                                      3800 Victory Parkway
                                                                                                                      Cincinnati, Ohio 45207-5131

Xavier is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Information in this brochure is correct as of 8/11.

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