Mission Statement

Mission Statement

The Athletic Training Program reflects the mission and academic integrity of Cumberland University.  The mission of the Cumberland University Athletic Training (AT) Program is to prepare students for the profession of athletic training.  It is designed to give students knowledge and experience necessary to continue their athletic training career in whatever avenue they decide to pursue.  This includes giving athletic training students the knowledge and skills necessary to become a certified athletic trainer, continue on to a graduate program and/or prepare them for a job as a certified athletic trainer upon completion of the program.

Athletic Training Program Objectives

  • To produce Athletic Training Students who achieve academic success
  • To produce Athletic Training Students who are successful in obtaining a job or entry into a post-graduate degree program
  • To produce Athletic Training Students who are dedicated to professional enhancements
  • To produce Athletic Training Students that practice ethical behavior
  • To develop and maintain an active partnership with the healthcare community
  • To provide Athletic Training Students with exposure to various healthcare professionals in the clinical education experience
  • Have an overall Board of Certification (BOC) First Time Pass rate of 70% 
  • Have an overall Board of Certification (BOC) Pass rate of 100% 
  • Grow the AT Program to included 45 Athletic Training Students and 30 observation students