Accredited Athletic Training Programs in Pennsylvania

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Department Info Program Director
Department of Exercise and Rehabilitative Sciences
Slippery Rock, PA. 16057-1326
(724) 738-4864

Program Director: Jackie Williams, PhD, ATC
Coordinator, Athletic Training Education Program
Assistant Professor
Phone: 724-738-2152
Fax: 724-738-4890


Year of NATA Approval: 1974

Year of CAATE Accreditation: 2006 - Re-Accreditation: 2011 Valid through 2020-2021

Degree Granted: Bachelor of Science

Program Length: 3.5 years or 7 semesters

Credits: 60 liberal studies, 60 Athletic Training, Total = 120

Number of Applications Per Year: 25-40

Number Accepted into Program Per Year: 22-26

Pre-requisites/Admissions: Introduction to Athletic Training (B or better), Applied Anatomy (B or better), QPA=/+2.75

Year accepted into program: Sophomore I

Transfers: Total of 3.5 years to completion.

Tuition: PA. resident $5,800/semester; Non-resident with 3.0 gpa $10,600/semester; Non-resident without 3.0 gpa $11,600/semester

Scholarships: $500.00 incentive scholarship awarded in Junior year

Work Study: Yes

Financial Aid: go to

Admission Material: "click here" or Contact Program Director

Program Highlights:

  • CAAHEP Accreditation (1994, 1999, 2006)
  • 17 Varsity Sports
  • Cohort matriculation
  • Sequenced curriculum
  • Strong awarding of NATA and EATA and PATS student scholarships
  • Strong employment and graduate level education placement
  • Dual majors with Exercise Science and Secondary Education
  • Minors in Adapted Physical Activity and Gerontology
  • Participation in athletics


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