Program Admission

The Albion College Athletic Training Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education Programs through 2018-19.

Conditional Status

Students are conditionally admitted to the program until the following requirements are met:

  • Pass KIN 213 Athletic Training: Injury Prevention and Treatment with a minimum grade of a 2.7
  • Pass KIN 233 Human Gross Anatomy with a minimum grade of 2.7
  • Pass a pre-admittance physical examination form
  • Submit a copy of health insurance information
  • Satisfy the Technical standards form
  • Have up to date Hepatitis B vaccination or a signed waiver Hepatitis B waiver form
  • Have up to date TB screening

Transfer studentsmust abide by all of the admission criteria mentioned on this page. Courses may transfer if approved by the registrar and the AT program director. Because of the unique aspects of each transfer student it is highly recommended that each potential transfer student that is interested in the AT program contact the AT program director before applying to Albion College.

Additional costs of the program include transportation to off-site clinical experiences. These are usually scheduled during the junior or senior year. Other additional costs are optional and include the purchase of clothing and paying for expenses at conferences. While students are encouraged to attend various conferences, these are considered to be optional as the students are not required to attend conferences and purchase extra clothing. Note that the program will pay for some clothing, some expenses at conferences, and liability insurance.

Albion College Diversity/Discrimination Statement

A liberal arts education, by definition, should liberate minds. This process is enhanced in a community that is committed to educational equity, diversity and unrestricted inquiry. Therefore, we seek to foster an environment of mutual respect, acceptance, appreciation and caring for all members of our community. To this end, Albion College condemns all forms of discrimination and harassment, while reaffirming our commitment to academic free speech. We also commit ourselves to the recruitment and retention of both women and minority faculty, staff and students, the integration of cultural diversity in the curriculum, and the development of a truly inclusive multicultural campus environment.

Retention criteria for maintaining active status

  1. Cumulative minimum GPA of 2.7 (with no course work below a 2.0) in:

    • KIN 194 Intro to Clinical Lab (.5 units)
    • KIN 213 Athletic Injury: Prevention & Treatment (1 unit)
    • KIN 233 Human Gross Anatomy (1 unit)
    • KIN 244 Lower Extremity Assessment (1 unit)
    • KIN 254 Therapeutic Rehabilitation (1 unit)
    • KIN 290 Clinical Lower Extremity Assessment (.25 units)
    • KIN 295 Clinical Rehabilitation (.25 units)
    • KIN 344 Upper Extremity Assessment (1 unit)
    • KIN 353 Athletic Training Administration (.5 units)
    • KIN 354 Therapeutic Modalities (1 unit)
    • KIN 390 Clinical Upper Extremity Assessment (.25 units)
    • KIN 395 Clinical Modalities (.25 units)
    • KIN 401 Athletic Training Senior Seminar (.5 units)
    • KIN 453 Medical Conditions (.5 units)
    • KIN 494 Colloquium in Athletic Training (.25 units)
  2. Minimum grade of 2.0 in:

    • KIN 211 Anatomy and Kinesiology (1 unit)
    • KIN 240 Sports Nutrition (.5 units)
    • KIN 310 Research and Statistics in Kinesiology (1 unit)
    • KIN 369 Applied Human Physiology (1 unit)
    • KIN 379 Exercise Physiology (1 unit)
  3. Certified in CPR and First Aid before the beginning of the fall subsequent to admission to the program.
  4. Pass a yearly pre-participation physical examination.
  5. Satisfy the technical standards on a yearly basis.
  6. Have up to date Hepatitis B and TB vaccinations or a signed waiver.
  7. Have all health insurance up to date.

Academic requirements

Academic requirements and pre-requisites include 14.75 units in kinesiology, including the following: KINs 194, 211, 213, 233, 240, 244, 254, 290, 295, 310, 344, 353, 354, 369, 379, 390, 395, 401, 453, and 494. All courses for the major must be taken for a numerical grade.

The following cognate is required:

  • Psychology 101.
  • 900 hours of clinical education that must be met over a minimum of 5 semesters.

Application Forms

If you cannot download the acrobat reader application forms please contact Robert Moss, PhD, ATC by phone at 517/629-0548 or by email , to obtain forms.