Coursework in physiology, current trends, modalities, therapeutic exercise, pharmacology and others provide the didactic experiences that advance the students' professional training. Clinical practice is provided through assignments in a variety of settings such as the University of Arkansas' NCAA Division I athletic training facilities, local high schools and sports medicine clinics.

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Graduate Athletic Training Program (GATP) at the University of Arkansas to produce competent evidence-based health care professionals who treat the physically active.

Program Goals

Goal 1: Maintain appropriate rates for passing the Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers (BOC) examination, student retention, graduation, and employment.

Goal 2: The GATP will promote a sense of service to the profession and community at large.

Goal 3: The GATP will foster clinical decision-making and critical thinking among students.

Goal 4: The GATP will promote scholarly work and scientific inquiry among students.

Goal 5: The GATP will provide high quality instruction to students.