The Athletic Training program is currently not accepting applications for admission.
Candidates for the Athletic Training program must meet the upper-division admission requirements of the School of Health Technology and Management, including a minimum of 60 credits of required, recommended, and elective courses. For specific course requirements, please refer to that section. Remember that you may need to take additional courses not listed order to reach the 60 credit minimum.
Minimum required courses include: Successful completion of 3 credits of English composition; 3 credits in arts; 3 credits of humanities; 3 credits of introductory (100 level) and 3 credits of intermediate or higher (200 – 400 level) social and behavioral sciences; *8 credits biology (to include 1 course in human physiology); *4 credits chemistry; *4 credits physics; 3 credits calculus; 3 credits statistics; 3 credits medical terminology; 2 credits nutrition; and 2 credits Supplement Use in Sports (only available on-line through Stony Brook University). *Science classes must have labs. Natural science courses (biology, chemistry, physics) less than 10 years old are preferred. Please note that Stony Brook University may require prerequisites for some of these courses.
The Athletic Training Program at Stony Brook also requires students to be certified in healthcare provider CPR. HAL 210, Emergency Care of Athletic Injuries, is a prerequisite 3 credit course offered at Stony Brook that will teach you the skills you need and also count toward the minimum of 60 completed credits required of all applicants.
Admission into the Athletic Training Program at Stony Brook also requires students to fulfill a requirement of 50 observation hours with an Athletic Trainer (AT). HAL 205, Introduction to Athletic Training, is a prerequisite 3 credit course offered at Stony Brook that will give you the opportunity to obtain the required observation hours and also count toward the minimum of 60 completed credits required of all applicants.
Before you apply, evaluate your academic strength as an applicant. The minimum grade point average for applicants is 2.5. Consult with a program advisor or a pre-health advisor before applying.
All students, except freshman declared, must submit an on-line HSC application by the deadline (March 15th) of the year they wish to enter. Apply on-line at: https://app.applyyourself.com/?id=SUNYSB-SHM
The application process includes an interview with the ATP Admissions Committee.
Information sessions are held on the first Tuesday of each month in the Sport Complex, Room G33 except January, June, July and August. Please see schedule on web site.
Obtain additional information about the Athletic Training Program at 631-632-2837(ATEP) or on the web at: http://healthtechnology.stonybrookmedicine.edu/programs/at or click for brochure
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Stony Brook freshmen have the opportunity to declare the four-year athletic training major by contacting the Athletic Training program at 632-2837 and meeting with the program chair. Students successfully completing the lower division component of the major are advanced to the upper division professional program. Freshmen declaring this major must successfully complete 60 credits and program prerequisites by the end of the sophomore year. In addition to general coursework and program specific courses the student must meet the academic standards listed below. Please note that Stony Brook University requires prerequisites for many of these courses.
Requirements for Advancement to the Upper Division Program in Athletic Training
- WRT 102 - English composition (WRT)
- 3 credits of (ARTS)
- 3 credits of (HUM)
- 3 credits of introductory (SBS) social & behavioral sciences (PSY 103-Introduction to Psychology with a minimum grade of “C”)
- 3 credits of intermediate or higher level (200-400) of social and behavioral sciences (SBS+)
The following courses require a minimum grade of “C”:
PSY 103 - Introduction to Psychology (SBS)
*CHEM 131 - General Chemistry IB (SNW)
*CHEM 133 - General Chemistry Laboratory I (SNW)
*BIO 202 - Fundamentals of Biology: Molecular and Cellular Biology (STEM+)
*BIO 204 - Fundamentals of Scientific Inquiry in the Biological Sciences I
*PHY 121/123 - Physics for the Life Sciences I/Lab (SNW)
or *PHY 113/115 - Physics of Sport/Lab (SNW)
*BIO 203 - Fundamentals of Biology: Cellular and Organ Physiology (STEM+)
or *HAN 202 - Human Anatomy and Physiology for Health Science II (STEM+)
MAT 125 - Calculus A (QPS)
AMS 102, 110 or PSY 201- Statistics (QPS)
HAN 312 - Medical Terminology and Human Anatomy
HAL 376 – Introduction to Nutrition
HAL 375 - Supplement Use in Sports
The following courses require a minimum grade of “B”:
HAL 210 - Emergency Care of Athletic Injuries (CER)
HAL 300 - Kinesiology
*HAN 200 - Human Anatomy and Physiology for Health Science I (SNW)
or *ANP 300 - Human Anatomy (STEM+)
The following course requires a minimum grade of “B+”:
HAL 205 - Introduction to Athletic Training (GLO)
In addition to the requirements listed above, students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 and a *science GPA of 2.5.