Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training (BSAT)
Mission Statement:

The mission of the Athletic Training Program at Midwestern State University is to provide an active learning environment that facilitates the use of athletic training theory to develop proficient practical skills and foster personal and professional excellence for the entry-level athletic trainer.

  1. Students will demonstrate "Clinical Competence" through the completion of clinical proficiencies and participation in a variety of clinical assignments.
  2. Students will demonstrate "Critical Thinking Skills" through completion of "Clinical Integrated Proficiencies," Game Day exams, and MOC BOC exams.
  3. Students will demonstrate effective communication skills in the medical environment, through completion of SOAP notes, written papers, and oral practical exams.
  4. Students will prepare successfully to pass the national Board of Certification Exam for Athletic Training Certification (MOC BOCs, Domain Exams, and BOC exam).
  5. Students will demonstrate an understanding of Professionalism.



The baccalaureate program in Athletic Training at Midwestern State University vountarily withdrew its accreditation with the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) (6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100 Austin, TX 78731-3184) in the spring of 2020. CAATE accepted the program's voluntary withdrawal on April 27, 2020. We will be teaching out the remain classes under CAATE standards through August 31, 2023. We will also be accepting new students into the program. Once students complete the undergraduate athletic training curriculum, they will be able to take the state of Texas licensure exam to work in Texas.