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PT - Athletic Training (B.S.A.T.)

Why Choose FGCU?


Students select the FGCU Athletic Training Program for a variety of reasons.  However, the program's most distinctive elements are:

  • Athletic training knowledge, skills, and abilities taught in a hands-on environment from a variety of faculty and clinical preceptors in the classroom, laboratory, and clinical education setting.

  • Board of Certification:  94% First Time Pass Rate and a 97% Overall Pass Rate since the inception of the program.

  • Year-long clinical education experiences designated to provide real world experiences and enhance the knowledge garnered from the classroom.

  • Development of competency to practice in evidence based manner.

In addition to the above reasons, students learn in an atmosphere that is conducive to learning in state-of-the-art laboratories and classrooms with small class sizes.  Finally, high level students have also enjoyed the opportunity to work on faculty projects and research.