Frequently Asked Questions -
Athletic Training

What skills do I need to succeed in this major?

Students thinking about a major in athletic training should have a genuine interest in sports and science. They should be personable, be able to solve problems, communicate well, be organized, be adaptable, and be willing to work hard.

What opportunities are there for internships or other hands-on learning experiences?

Students complete hands-on clinical rotations with CMU sports, area high schools, sports medicine clinics, and a nurse practitioner. Professional internships are available based on availability and application. CMU athletic training students have completed internships in the NFL and MLB.

What are the graduate certification outcomes?

  2014-15  
2015-16 2016-17 3 year
Aggregate

Number of students graduating
from program.

13 10 13 36

Number of students graduating
from program who took
examination.

11 9 12 33

Number of students who passed
the examination on the first
attempt.

9 8 12 30

Percentage of students who
passed the examination on the
first attempt.

82 89 100 91

Number of students who passed
the examination regardless of
the number of attempts.

11 8 12 32

Percentage of students who
passed the examination regardless
of the number of attempts.

100 89 100 97

Who can I speak with for more information about this major?

For additional guidance and information about the Athletic Training major, contact CMU’s Admissions Department at 660-248-6251, toll-free at 877-CMU-1854, or admissions@centralmethodist.edu


To read more about this major, visit the Major Resources page provided through CMU’s Career