MSU offers preparation leading to certification for teachers, administrators, school psychologists, and school guidance counselors. In addition, MSU offers preparation leading to occupational certification in a single area: Vocational Agriscience and Natural Resources.
No. It is not possible to complete AT program requirements and participate in varsity sports at Michigan State. Athletic Training majors who are club athletes must complete clinical rotation requirements as assigned.
The accrediting body for Athletic Training (CAATE) requires that a student be assigned to an equipment intensive sport, a lower body sport, an upper body sport, a male and female sport and a general medical rotation. Students must complete 10 hours per semester in a doctor’s office or emergency room. Students follow a matrix which… Read More »
Admission to the Athletic Training major is competitive and selective, with a limited number of students admitted to the professional program each spring. An average of 25 new students are admitted each academic year. Students meeting admission criteria are eligible to apply to the program starting in the spring of the sophomore year. See the Athletic Training… Read More »
Athletic Training is a major within the College of Education’s Kinesiology Department and is designed for students who wish to provide sports medicine services to athletes in athletic and clinical settings. Students in Athletic Training participate in experiences requiring immediate decision making, physician consultation, injury prevention, evaluation and rehabilitation, as well as communication with intercollegiate and high… Read More »