Accredited Athletic Training Programs in Pennsylvania

University of Pittsburgh

Department Info Program Director

University of Pittsburgh
Department of Sports Medicine and Nutrition
4044 Forbes Tower
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260

Amy E. Aggelou, PhD, LAT, ATC
Phone: 412-383-9738
FAX: (412) 383-6636

Year of CAATE Accreditation: 1997 (now 4+), 2004 (2011-2012), 2012 (2021-2022)

Degree Granted: BS in Athletic Training
Program Length: 2 years after entering the Athletic Training Program

Credits: 52 General Education, 29 Related course work, 40 Athletic Training, Total = 121

Number of Applications Per Year: approximately 50

Number Accepted into Program: 24

Pre-requisites/Admission: See Web page -

Direct Admission into the Program: No

Year accepted into Program: Junior

Transfers into Program: Yes. Transfers are admitted provided all prerequisites have been completed and application has been filed. Rolling admissions allows for course work to be made up in the summer and still permit fall admission.

Tuition: PA resident - $22,270/year; Non-resident- $36,642/year

The Dr. Freddie H. Fu Undergraduate Athletic Training Scholarship
The Dr. Freddie H. Fu  scholarship recognizes two students from both the junior and senior classes who demonstrate outstanding academic and clinical excellence as well as involvement in activities outside the athletic training program that bring credit to oneself, the University and the profession of athletic training.  The amount of the award is $2000.00 per student.

Tim Kerin Memorial Scholarship
The Tim Kerin Memorial Scholarship has been established in cooperation with the Department of Athletics and the Athletic Training Education Program at the University of to assist worthy students in obtaining an undergraduate degree in athletic training. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of school and community activities, leadership, citizenship and scholarship. The amount of the award is $1000.00.

Jill Conley Memorial Award
The Jill Conley Memorial Fund was established in 2014 to pay tribute to our former faculty member and the athletic trainer for Pitt Women’s Basketball from 2000-2010. The Jill Conley Memorial Fund was developed via a partnership between the Department of Sports Medicine/Nutrition and the Department of Athletics at the University of Pittsburgh. Award amounts vary per year.

David H. Perrin Student Award
The David H. Perrin Student Award is presented to a graduate or undergraduate student from the Athletic Training or Sports Medicine programs. The award shall be applied to expenses associated with the student’s academic program. Award amounts vary per year.

Work Study: NO

Financial Aid:
Office of Admissions and Financial Aid
Alumni Hall, 4227 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260-6601
(412) 624-PITT
To request information:

Admission Material: Same as above
Program Highlights:

  • The Athletic Training Program is housed in the internationally renowned School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Academic course work supplemented by clinical experiences with a variety of patient populations that include Division I & Division III athletics, and multiple off-campus locations including 9 high schools, a sports medicine clinic and student health services.
  • On-campus clinical facilities include four athletic training rooms with state of the art equipment and technology.

Additional Information: Contact Program Director

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