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Athletic training program mission

In adhering to the tenets of Southern Connecticut State University and the Exercise Science Department, the Athletic Training Program is committed to establishing itself as a regional and national leader in the preparation of entry-level athletic training professionals who will serve in a wide range of professional settings and become high quality health care providers and citizens. The program faculty will provide each student with excellent advisement, solid academic instruction and active, instructive clinical experiences while offering opportunities for student research and professional involvement.


1. Athletic training students will demonstrate the expectations of a reflective allied health care practitioner who uses evidenced-based decision making to enhance patient care and clinical outcomes.

2. Athletic training students will promote and contribute to the athletic training profession in anticipation of becoming involved athletic training professionals.

3. Athletic training students and graduates will model professional and ethical behaviors to represent themselves as future health care providers.