Athletic Training Program

CAATE

The Athletic Training Program at Nebraska Wesleyan University prepares students for a career in athletic training by providing them the skills and knowledge to practice in a variety of settings while allowing opportunities for intellectual and personal growth within the framework of a liberal arts education.

Nebraska Wesleyan’s Athletic Training Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), 6836 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 250; Austin, TX 78731-3193.

Goals of the program:

Upon completion of the Nebraska Wesleyan Athletic Training Program, students will:

  1. Develop mastery of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required of an entry-level athletic trainer.
  2. Be prepared for employment in a variety of athletic training and health care settings.
  3. Identify injuries and other medical conditions commonly seen in physically active individuals, including members of different cultures and socioeconomic statuses.
  4. Recognize the importance of being involved in and networking through professional organizations.
  5. Value ethical principles and behavior required of a health care professional.

Athletic Training Policy and Procedures Manual

Please see our Athletic Training Policy and Procedures Manual below for more information.

 

Emma Peterson

Two students selected for Fulbright Summer Institute

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Jacob LaMarche's football injury led him down the road to a major in athletic training. His research on his own injury was presented at the National Athletic Trainer's Association Symposium and the Canadian Athletic Therapist Association Symposium.

AT student’s own injury lands him research on national stage

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National Athletic Training Association Scholarship winners

Two awarded National Athletic Training Scholarship

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Senior Kelsey Bahe is the first Nebraskan to sweep three athletic training scholarships at the state, regional and national level.

Senior sweeps state, regional, national athletic training awards

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