Once admitted to the athletic training program, students will be evaluated each semester. As long as appropriate progress is being made, the student will be allowed to move on to the next semester. If progress is unsatisfactory in either clinical or classroom performance, the athletic training student will be placed on probation for one semester in order to remedy any deficiencies. If the deficiencies are not remedied in the time frame allotted, the student will be dropped from the program.
Athletic training students shall maintain an overall grade point average of at least 2.5 as well as a minimum grade point average of 3.0 in athletic training coursework. Failure to comply with these guidelines is grounds for probation or dismissal from the program.
The clinical instructor(s) will assess the athletic training student’s performance each semester. If the athletic training student is making appropriate progress, he/she will be allowed to enter the next semester of the program. If it is determined that the athletic training student has fallen behind in skills or is not meeting the responsibilities of his/her level, probation of up to one semester may be given to allow the student to remedy the deficiency.
Athletic training students are expected to meet appropriate deadlines for the completion of proficiencies and other responsibilities for membership in the athletic training program. Failure to meet the defined deadlines is grounds for probation or dismissal from the program. Additionally, each student will be required to pass athletic training competency tests, specifically designed for their clinical level, to progress to their next level.