Mission and Goals

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.