ATEP Application

Application for Admission
Entry-level Graduate Athletic Training Education Program

NOTE: Before proceeding, open a word processing application and answer the following questions to the best of your ability:

  1. Other than the classic definition of prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of athletic injuries, describe the profession of athletic training.
  2. Why do you want to be a certified athletic trainer?
  3. What unique qualities can you bring to our program?
  4. Where do you want to be five years after you graduate from our program?
  5. What role should a certified athletic trainer play in the total athletic program?

Each answer should be spell checked and between 400 and 600 characters (with spaces) in length. You will paste your answers into fields at the bottom of this form.

Mailing Address:
Parent's Mailing Address
Are you attending a college or university other than University of Arkansas?

If yes:

School mailing address:

Pre-Requisite Coursework

Note: If you took courses equivalent to those listed below at an institution other than the University of Arkansas, please provide the course title and course number in the spaces provided.

HESC 1213 Nutrition in Health (or equivalent)
KINS 3153 Exercise Physiology (or equivalent)
BIOL 2213/2211L Human Physiology and Lab (or equivalent)
BIOL 2443/2441L Anatomy and Lab (or equivalent)
KINS 3353 Mechanics of Human Movement (or equivalent)
KINS 1002 Wellness Concepts (or equivalent)
KINS 2393 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries (or equivalent)
Additional athletic training related coursework


Additional Information

Are you a student member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association?
Have you read the
Clinical Athletic Training Program Requirements/Policy & Procedure Manual?

Writing Prompt

Using the word processing software of your choice, answer the following questions, then copy and paste your answer into the fields below each question. Each answer should be spell checked and between 400 and 600 characters (with spaces) in length. If you use Microsoft Word, go to the Tools menu at the top of the screen, then select Word Count -- this will give you a count of characters with spaces.