Program Description


CCSU’s athletic training program provides students with both theoretical and practical knowledge needed to become Certified Athletic Trainers or to pursue advanced study in Athletic Training or another allied health professions. Students develop practical skills working with Blue Devil varsity student-athletes under the supervision of certified athletic trainer preceptors. Designed to strengthen analytical skills, problem solving abilities, and practical performance via clinical rotations, the program prepares students for entry-level athletic trainer positions and completion of the Board of Certification (BOC) Examination. Graduates of the program have an excellent placement rate.

About Central Connecticut State University

Central Connecticut State University is a regional, comprehensive public university dedicated to learning in the liberal arts and sciences and to education for the professions. Comprising four schools--Business; Education & Professional Studies; Graduate Studies; and Science, Engineering & Technology, in addition to the Carol Ammon College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences--CCSU offers undergraduate and graduate programs through the Master's and sixth-year levels and the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership. Committed to offering Connecticut citizens access to distinctive academic programs of high quality, the University is also a responsive and creative intellectual and economic resource for the people and institutions of our state's Capitol Region. More than 85 percent of CCSU graduates remain in Connecticut, contributing to the intellectual, cultural, and economic health of the state. CCSU is, above all else, a vibrant learning-centered community dedicated to teaching and to scholarship. Education at the undergraduate and graduate level balances academic challenge and personal support, leading students to become thoughtful, responsible, and successful citizens.