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First year students will be admitted to the BS in Exercise Science, Pre-AT and MS-Tract according to standard admissions procedures and policies within the institution. The Special Academic Status Policy for B.S. in Exercise Science, Pre-Athletic Training/ M.S. in Athletic Training is as follows, and will be published in both our graduate and undergraduate catalogues.

Progression into the Professional and Graduate Phase of the Program

At the end of year 3 (May), specific criteria will be assessed for student progression into the graduate and professional phase of the program, which includes:

  • Valid Certification in Emergency Cardiac Care  
    • Examples of certification that fulfills this requirement is CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer (American Red Cross) or BLS Healthcare Provider (American Heart Association)
  • Submission of signed, current physical examination and immunization records from a licensed medical professional (MD, DO, PA or NP).
    • Students must submit medical proof of the following:
      • 2-step Tuberculin Skin Test (2 PPDs done in calendar year of application)
      • Rubella, Rubeola and Mumps vaccination
      • Chicken Pox vaccination
      • Physical examination testifying the physical ability to carry out demands of clinical education/practice.
  • Overall, cumulative G.P.A. greater than or equal to 3.0
  • Combined G.P.A. greater than or equal to 3.0 in EXSS 12000, EXSS 12100, EXSS 24600, EXSS 30600, EXSS 31200, EXSS 32100, EXSS 41100, EXSS 41200.
  • Grades of C- or greater in the following courses: EXSS 12000, EXSS 12100, EXSS 12600, EXSS 22000, EXSS 24600, EXSS 30600, EXSS 31100 EXSS 31200, EXSS 32100, EXSS 37500, EXSS 41100, EXSS 41200, BIO 11900, PHYS 10100, CHEM elective, PSYC 10300, HLTH 21700.