Person walking on a pad, and a student tracking their footsteps and foot pressure on software. Students passing a medicine ball back and forth. Student using foot massage equipment. Student monitoring a student excising with a resistance band, followed by an arm strength exercise. Student being talked through what is on software screen. Students gathered listening to a lecture. Students using a Dyatronics machine and electric nodes on a student. Person bandaging up a person's foot injury.

Athletic Training

NOTICE to all prospective students: To remain in compliance with the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), the Alfred University Athletic Training Program (ATP) is NO longer accepting applications to the program. Beginning with the Fall 2022 semester, prospective students are encouraged to enroll in other undergraduate degree programs offered by the Division of Health and Human Performance, such as Health Fitness Management.


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Main Campus - Alfred, NY


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Students complete the Basic Program and the Athletic Training Program (below), the College of Business General Education Program, the University Physical Education and Global Perspective Requirements, and enough electives to reach at least 124 credit hours.

AT Basic Program Courses (ATBP):

  • ATHT 103 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries
  • ATHT 103L Laboratory – Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries
  • ATHT 104 Introduction to Clinical Experience
  • ATHT 105 Perspectives on Athletic Training
  • ATHT 111 Emergency Medicine in Athletic Training
  • ATHT 111L Laboratory – Emergency Medicine in Athletic Training
  • ATHT 222 Nutrition for Human Performance and Exercise

Athletic Training Continuing Program Courses:

  • ATHT 190 Principles of Strength Training and Reconditioning
  • ATHT 201 Clinical Experience in Athletic Training I
  • ATHT 202 Clinical Experience in Athletic Training II
  • ATHT 210 Advanced Athletic Training
  • ATHT 215 Personal Health and Wellness
  • ATHT 265 Therapeutic Applications I
  • ATHT 265L Laboratory – Therapeutic Applications I
  • ATHT 276 Therapeutic Applications II
  • ATHT 276L Laboratory – Therapeutic Applications II
  • ATHT 301 Clinical Experience in Athletic Training III
  • ATHT 302 Clinical Experience in Athletic Training IV
  • ATHT 310 Orthopedic Procedures
  • ATHT 334 Physical Evaluation of the Lower Extremity
  • ATHT 334L Laboratory –Physical Evaluation of the Lower Extremity
  • ATHT 348 Physical Evaluation of the Upper Extremity
  • ATHT 348L Laboratory – Physical Evaluation of the Upper Extremity
  • ATHT 392 Biomechanics
  • ATHT 393 Physiology of Exercise
  • ATHT 401 Clinical Experience in Athletic Training V
  • ATHT 402 Clinical Experience VI in Athletic Training
  • ATHT 403 Medical Aspect of Athletic Training
  • ATHT 420 Pharmacology
  • ATHT 432 Organization and Administration of Athletics
  • ATHT 459 Research Design in Health and Human Performance
  • ATHT 469 Research Design II in Health and Human Performance
  • ATHT 490 Senior Seminar in Athletic Training
  • ATHT 495 Current Topics in Athletic Training
  • BIOL 207 Human Anatomy & Physiology/Lab I
  • BIOL 208 Human Anatomy & Physiology/Lab II
  • BIOL 150 Biological Foundations
  • CHEM 105 General Chemistry I
  • COMM 101 Introduction to Communication Studies
    or COMM 210 Interpersonal Communication
    or COMM 302 Public Relations Principles
    or COMM 409 Organizational Communication
  • PHYS 111 Introductory General Physics
  • PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology
  • PSYC 220 Psychological Statistics and Methods
    or POLS 230 Introduction to Data Analysis and Statistics
    or SOCI 230 Introduction to Data Analysis and Statistics
  • PSYC 322 Health Psychology
  • PSYCH 330 Neuropsychology

View general education requirements here.

Once a student is formally accepted into the ATP, he/she must adhere to the following guidelines and policies:

  • Students must maintain admission requirements in order to remain in the program. Failure to maintain the published requirements will result in the student being placed on Athletic Training Program Probation.
  • If placed on AT Program Probation, the student will have one semester to correct deficiencies. If they fail to correct deficiencies, the student will be suspended from the program.
  • During suspension from the ATP, the student will not be permitted to pursue additional athletic training classes or accumulate additional clinical hours unless given written permission from the Program Director of the Athletic Training Program.

As an Athletic Training student, while pursuing your degree, you will develop proficiency in the following performance domains as determined by the Board of Certification (BOC):

  1. Injury and Illness Prevention and Wellness Promotion
  2. Examination, Assessment and Diagnosis
  3. Immediate and Emergency Care
  4. Therapeutic Intervention
  5. Healthcare Administration and Professional Responsibility

Students enrolled in the Athletic Training major have enjoyed real-world field experience in their degree through local internships with:

  • Noyes Health Physical Therapy and Sports Performance
  • James Hospital Urgent Care
  • James Hospital Orthopaedics and Physical Performance
  • Maple City Physical Therapy
  • Alfred-Almond Central School District
  • Hornell City School District
  • Wellsville Central School District
  • Canisteo-Greenwood Central School District
  • Houghton College Athletics
  • HealthWorks Wellness and Fitness Center
  • Alfred State College Athletics
  • Wayland Family Medicine
  • Hornell Paramedics
  • St. Bonaventure University Athletics
  • Jones Memorial Hospital
  • SUNY Geneseo Athletics
  • Alfred University Athletics
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Go to CAATE to access program accreditation and outcomes.

Athletic Training program graduates work in the traditional sports and athletic training settings with organizations such as:

  • National Football League
  • National Hockey League
  • Major League Baseball
  • Division I, II, and III athletics
  • High schools
  • Junior colleges

Graduates of the Alfred University Athletic Training major have gone into several multidisciplinary training and medical-related careers, including:

  • Corporate health advising
  • Professional team athletic training
  • Physical education
  • Community health
  • Recreation
  • Personal training
  • Health instructing
  • Rehabilitation
  • Fitness center ownership
  • Health program administration
  • Facilities management
  • Camp athletic training
  • Sports equipment design
  • Emergency medical response
  • Sports psychology
  • Doctoral Level Medicine
  • Exercise physiology
  • Fitness instruction
  • Sports nutrition
  • High school athletic training
  • Physician assistant
  • Physical therapy
  • Collegiate athletic training
  • Chiropractic

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