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.
Students are engaged in simultaneous classroom and clinical education allowing the seamless acquisition of knowledge and skill development.
Development of competency to practice in an 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.