Athletic Training Program Information

Degree in Athletic Training

The Athletic Training Program provides a comprehensive educational experience.  Completion of the Athletic Training Program leads to a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training. The content of the Athletic Training Program curriculum includes formal instruction in the current version of the athletic training knowledge, skills, and abilities.   The knowledge, skills, and abilities are currently based upon the 5th Edition of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Athletic Training Education Competencies, which consist of the following eight content areas:

  1. Evidence-Based Practice
  2. Prevention and Health Promotion
  3. Clinical Examination and Diagnosis
  4. Acute Care of Injury and Illness
  5. Therapeutic Interventions
  6. Psychosocial Strategies and Referral
  7. Healthcare Administration
  8. Professional Development and Responsibility

The Athletic Training Program’s formal instruction involves teaching the required knowledge and skills in structured classroom, clinical, and laboratory environments allowing for the athletic training student to develop the abilities required of an Athletic Trainer.

Academic Curriculum

Athletic training faculty and students have a clearly written and consistent description of the academic curriculum available to them via the University’s Undergraduate Bulletin. The descriptions include program requirements for completion of the degree.

Campbell University Bachelor of Science Degree Requirements

Students may earn a Bachelor of Science degree in athletic training. Students must complete the General College Curriculum, along with major and elective requirements, to total a minimum of 124 semester hours.

Athletic Training Program Information

If you are interested in the Athletic Training Program at Campbell University program and would like to receive more information about our program please visit the links provided.  All Athletic Training Program Documents are publicly accessible via the Department of Exercise Science and Athletic Training Program.  In addition, if you have any questions, please feel free to contact Dr. Sarah Christie.

Athletic Training Program Contact Information

College of Arts & Sciences (Pearson Building, Room 101)

Dr. Michael Wells               
Dean and Associate Professor

Ms. Elaine Smith                
Administrative Assistant to the Dean        
[email protected]  

Department of Exercise Science (John W. Pope Convocation Center, Suite 156)

Dr. Donna Woolard         
Chair and Professor                                              
[email protected]                

Ms. Marilyn Buie                
Administrative Assistant                                   
[email protected]    

Dr. Sarah Christie              
Athletic Training Program – Program Director and Associate Professor      
[email protected]                

Dr. Corrie Struble              
Athletic Training Program – Coordinator of Clinical Education and Assistant Professor       
[email protected]