THE UNIVERSITY OF TAMPA
ATHLETIC TRAINING PROGRAM
MISSION, GOALS, OBJECTIVES
The mission of The University of Tampa Athletic Training Program is to educate and challenge dedicated students through rigorous
academic and clinical experiences focusing on traditional settings to develop excellence in the care of athletic injuries.
Furthermore, our mission is to provide personalized education to diverse learners through a wide variety of individualized clinical
opportunities throughout their undergraduate education.
Finally, our goal is to develop responsible, capable, involved professionals with a belief in excellence and lifelong learning in their life and
Program Goals and Objectives
1. When students complete The University of Tampa Athletic Training Program, they should be able to synthesize the cognitive knowledge
from program coursework and demonstrate acquisition of athletic training specific knowledge and skills defined by the Commission on
Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).
a. Students will achieve a minimum of a BC to demonstrate successful acquisition of the required knowledge in the designated
athletic training courses.
b. Students will demonstrate successful acquisition of athletic training professional knowledge and skill by passing the Board of
Certification (BOC) national certifying examination with a three year aggregate first time pass rate of ≥85%.
2. When students complete The University of Tampa Athletic Training Program, they should be able to demonstrate mastery of clinical
skills over time by demonstrating entry-level competence of skill application in the clinical education component of the program.
a. Students will illustrate individual skill application by successfully passing (≥80%) all practical examinations in the required
athletic training specific program courses.
b. Students will demonstrate entry-level competence for all (100%) of the identified clinical skills as assessed by clinical