To be eligible for consideration an applicant shall:

  • Be a senior in a secondary school.
  • Have established an overall minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (based on a maximum of 4.0) or its equivalent by the time of application.
  • Applied to a university offering an athletic training education program providing eligibility to sit for NATA BOC examination upon matriculation.
  • Be sponsored by an Athletic Trainer who is a current member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) and is practicing within their state athletic training statutes if applicable.
  • Have accumulated a minimum of 200 hours of observation in a secondary school athletic training room setting under the direct supervision of their sponsoring athletic trainer.
  • Have established his/her intention to continue academic work to the baccalaureate degree level as a full-time undergraduate athletic training student.
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