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WSU College of Education

Certification of Major

We’re here to make a difference in the communities where our graduates reside and work. To do that, we make offer them the highest quality academic programs. This includes ensuring students have access to courses in their major. The application process is part of our strategy to deliver the best possible education to our students. And, when all is said and done, that effect will be felt wherever our graduates end up.

Athletic Training

Acceptance to the Athletic Training Program at Washington State University is based on a competitive application process. The application deadline for fall admittance is April 1.The following are required for application:

  • A grade of C or better in Human Anatomy (KINES 262), Techniques in Athletic Training (KINES 267), and First Aid and Emergency Response (KINES 263)
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 including the semester of application
  • Typed application form and written responses to Applicant Questions
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A copy (front and back) of current first aid, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certifications
  • Completed technical standards document
  • 20 hours of observation in the WSU athletic training clinic (see the clinical coordinator for details)

After completion of the application each applicant will be contacted for an interview.

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Sport Science

  • Completion of 24 semester credits
  • A grade of C or better in Human Anatomy (KINES 262) and Motor Development (KINES 199)
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 including the semester of application
  • Applications are accepted in September (1st to 30th) and February (1st to 28th)

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Sport Management

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Teacher Education

Program application review occurs each fall and spring. Interested students apply in February for fall admission and September for spring admission. Applicants must meet with College of Education advisors to submit an application packet.

Please print the application packet and fill it out prior to your in-take session. Be sure to read the directions carefully and come prepared with all parts of the application completed.

You must sign up either online or on the Student Services bulletin board (outside room 316 of the Education Addition) for a time to turn in your application packet. Sign-ups will begin September for the following Spring admission, and February for the following Fall admission.

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