Accredited Athletic Training Programs in Pennsylvania

Waynesburg University

Department Info Program Director
Department of Sports Medicine
51 West College Street
Waynesburg, PA 15370
(724) 852-3295

Drue Stapleton, ATCEmail:
Phone: (724) 852-3309
Fax: (724) 627-3859

Year of NATA Approval: 1993

Year of CAAHEP Accreditation: 1998

Degree Granted: Bachelor of Science

Program Length: 4 years- 1 years in Basic program and 3 years in Athletic Training Advanced Program


  • A) General Education=47
  • B) Athletic Training major=76

Number of Applications: N/A

Number Accepted into Program:

  • A) No limit as freshman
  • B) 15 Accepted between sophomore and Senior years.

Prerequisites/ Admission: Attained a C- grade in all required major courses:

  • BIO 109 - Human Anatomy 
  • BIO 105 - Medical Terminology 
  • ATP 105 - Introduction to Athletic Training 
  • ATP 107 - Emergency Response in Athletes 
  • Maintain a 2.5 overall Grade Point Average (GPA). 
  • Obtain a minimum of 100 clock hours of directed clinical observation in the Athletic Training Room 
  • Submit a completed application packet including essay, recommendation letters and a transcript. 
  • Complete entrance examination (70%). 
  • Be interviewed by the Athletic Training Academic Standards and Selection Committee 
  • Have documentation of Physical Exam and Hepatitis B vaccination 
  • Meet the written Technical Standards of the ATEP with our without reasonable accommodation

Retention in our Program: 

  • Maintain a GPA of 2.5 overall Receive a C- or better on all ATP and BIO major courses 

  • Score 70% on all clinical proficiencies 

  • Complete all clinical responsibilities as assigned

Direct Admission into Program: No. 

Prerequisites: Must complete prerequisites during freshman year.

Year accepted into program: Prior to beginning of Sophomore Year.

Transfers: Must speak with program director.

Tuition: 22,150.00 (Resident student including room and board)

Scholarships: Yes, inquire with Financial Aid office (724) 852 -3208

Work-study: Yes, through Financial Aid Office (724) 852-3208

Financial Aid: Direct all inquiries to Financial Aid Office (724) 852-3208

Admission Material: Obtain from Admission office (724) 852-3248.

Program Highlights:

  • Christian College with a Service Mission 
  • Small Class sizes with personal attention by faculty 
  • 6 Semesters of clinical experience 
  • Academic Professors also teach clinically 
  • Departmental Scholarship Opportunities 
  • Meet Prerequisites for allied health graduate programs 
  • Double major/minor in Exercise Science or Biology 
  • Able to participate in Varsity sports Surgery observations 
  • Diverse Clinical Experiences 
  • State of the Art Facilities

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