Accredited Athletic Training Programs in Pennsylvania

Alvernia University

Department Info Program Director
Athletic Training Program

Dr. Thomas B. Franek, PhD, LAT, ATC
Director, Athletic Training Program
Associate Professor of Athletic Training
Alvernia University
400 Saint Bernardine Street
Reading, PA 19607
Phone: 610-796-3012
Fax: 610-796-5516

Year of CAATE Accreditation: 2001

Degree Granted: BS in Athletic Training; Masters transition approximately 2018-2019

Program Length: 4 years

Credits: required 67, required related 30, general education 54-56

Number of Applicants: variable

Number Accepted into Program per year: variable

Pre-requisites/ Admissions:

  • Acceptance into Alvernia University
  • Students apply to the ATEP at the end of the freshmen year

Direct Admission to the program: No

Year accepted into program: end of freshman year

Transfers into Program: handled individually

Tuition: PA resident - $ 31,650 per year

University scholarships and financial aid awards are available through the Office of Financial Aid (Work Study is available): 

Alvernia University
Admissions Office

Alvernia University
Financial Aid Office  

Program Highlights:

  • Opportunity to participate in intercollegiate sport for 4 years
    Small class size.
  • Interaction with team physician beginning in the sophomore year
  • Many clinical sites available, including working with semi-professional athletes
  • Surgery observations
  • Graduate assistantships available for ATCs upon graduation from Alvernia

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