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Washington State University
College of Education

Athletic Training Program Advantages

We’re proud of our program… for a reason!

Don’t just take our word for it! Check out the facts that support it!

We have:

  • Accreditation! We are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education.
  • A staff of 18 certified athletic trainers with a variety of specializations and expertise
  • Knowledgeable academic faculty who love to teach
  • Opportunities to work with Division-I athletes
  • The athletic training facilities of a Division-I Pac-12 athletic institution
  • Opportunities for research development and presentation
  • Leadership opportunities in the student club and district/national organizations
  • Travel to conventions
  • Clinical partnerships with local physical therapy clinics, high schools, and general medical clinics
  • Clinical partnership with Lewis Clark State College – annual host of the NAIA World Series
  • Networking with more than 30 medical professionals in the area
  • Personal mentoring
  • Standardized Patient Simulation (a new simulation each semester you are in the program!)
  • Collaboration with the WSU Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine




Athletic Training has a uniform national exam and graduates are able to obtain any additional requirements for state licensure after graduation.