Accredited Athletic Training Programs in Pennsylvania

Kings College

Department Info Program Director
Athletic Training Program
Wilkes-Barre, PA   18711
(570) 208-5900 x5636

Athletic Training Program Director:  Jeremy Simington, MS, ATC
Clinical Professor of Sports Medicine
E-Mail: jeremysimington@kings.edu
Phone: 570-208-5900 x5636

Program website: http://departments.kings.edu/athletictraining/
Phone: (570) 208-5900 x5636 OR
1-888-KINGS-PA
Fax: 570-208-6018 

Year of CAATE Accreditation: 2001

Degree Granted: Bachelor of Science with a Major in Athletic Training

Program Length: Varied. Two years upon acceptance into the Professional Phase of the Athletic Training Program

Credits: 45 CORE Courses, 19 Related Course work, 64 Athletic Training, Total = 127 credits

Number of Applications: Variable

Number Accepted into Program: Approximately 20

Pre-requisites/ Admissions: None

Direct Admission into Program: No 

Year accepted into program: Junior year (application process takes place at the end of the Sophomore year), although clinical experience and Athletic Training-related coursework begin first semester of Freshman year 

Transfers into Program: Yes, handled individually

Tuition: Variable based on residence status (on- or off-campus); for break-down of fees, see http://www.kings.edu  (Admissions section)

Scholarships:  Merit and need-based, offered through King’s College; see http://www.kings.edu (Admissions section) 

Work study: Available based on financial need; see http://www.kings.edu (Admissions section) 

Financial Aid: See http://www.kings.edu (Admissions section)

Admission Material: See http://www.kings.edu (Admissions section) 

Program Highlights:

  • 8 full-time faculty Certified Athletic Trainers
  • CAATE Accreditation
  • Small class size, substantial faculty/student interaction
  • Outstanding preparation and for the national board exam for Athletic Training
  • 100% placement for graduates in graduate programs and entry-level jobs
  • Sports Medicine Society
  • Clinical rotations in traditional Athletic Training settings with 19 varsity sports, as well as high school, orthopedic, general medical, and other rotations
  • Modern and fully equipped Sports Medicine Clinic, used for both clinical and classroom education
  • Omicron Chapter of Iota Tau Alpha National Athletic Training Education Honor Society (first school in Pennsylvania with a chapter)

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