Athletic Training

Here’s our formula: You study the concept in the morning; then you practice it that afternoon in a clinical setting. The formula works – our students have a 100-percent first-time pass rate for the B.O.C. national certification exam.

What Are Some Potential Careers?
  • Rehab Clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Industrial/Occupational Settings
  • High School, Collegiate and Professional Athletics
  • Military Settings
  • Performing Arts
  • Public Safety
What Courses Would I Take?
  • Orthopedic Evaluation and Diagnosis
  • Therapeutic Modalities
  • Athletic Injury Evaluation
  • Field Problems in Athletic Training
  • General Medical Concepts in Athletic Training
  • Therapeutic Exercise Techniques Laboratory
What Else Can I Do?
  • 80 to 300 hours of required clinical experience per semester in settings like high schools or rehab clinics
  • Learn from professionals in hands-on patient care
  • Connect with like minds in the Texas Wesleyan Sports Medicine Society
  • Compete against other universities as a member of the Athletic Training Quiz Bowl team
  • Participate in volunteer opportunities like the Dallas Rock & Roll Half Marathon, Kidnetics, Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walk Region 10
Where Are Your Students Now?
  • Attending top-10 physician’s assistant schools like UT-Southwestern Medical Center
  • Working at orthopedic rehab clinics in the DFW area
  • Studying in graduate assistant programs at schools like Dallas Baptist University, Texas State University, Gardner-Webb University
  • Helping high school athletes as athletic trainers in the Fort Worth ISD, Lewisville ISD, Whitehouse ISD and Tyler ISD

Scholarship Opportunities

Four $3,000 Lewis W. (Jack) and
Macie Hester Endowed
Scholarships
are available each
year.


Contact

Pam Rast
Director of Athletic Training
Education
Sid Richardson Center, #109
prast@txwes.edu
817-531-4876


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