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Athletic Training is an allied health profession dedicated to the prevention, care, and rehabilitation after physical trauma.
According to the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) the Athletic Trainer is an integral part of the health care system associated with physical activity and sports. Athletic Trainers work in a number of settings including collegiate athletics, interscholastic athletics, professional sports, fitness centers, sports medicine clinics, and industrial settings.
It is the mission of the Alma College Athletic Training Program to provide a remarkable educational experience within the context of the liberal arts. We are committed in providing essential didactic education and quality clinical experiences in a stimulating and supportive environment. We will prepare students to think critically, serve generously, lead purposefully, and live responsibly as stewards of the world they bequeath to future generations.
Athletic Training Program Values
- Lifetime learning
- Enthusiastic pursuit of knowledge
- Goal oriented
Student BOC Pass Rate
|2015-2016||2016-2017||2017-2018||3 yr aggregate|
|Number of students graduating from program||4||7||10||21|
|Number of students graduating from program who took examination||3||7||9||19|
|Number of students who passed the examination on the first attempt||2||3||1||6|
|Percentage of students who passed the examination on the first attempt||67||43||11||32|
|Number of students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts||3||4||3||10|
|Percentage of students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts||100||57||33||53|
“We want to get more students excited about science through laboratory and field experiences that are tied to local issues and have personal meaning.” — Jeff Abernathy
The Dow Digital Science Center will be a place for the collection and storage of data and remote sensing instrumentation. Linking data from remote sensors to the DDSC will immerse students and faculty in STEM research.