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Student Handbook - Program Retention

Athletic Training Students (ATS) formally accepted into the Professional Program of Athletic Training Education (ATEP) is responsible for maintaining an academic standard consistent with the University of Maine, College of Education and Human Development, the Kinesiology and Physical Education Department, and the ATEP.  Students progress as according to the following:

This information is submitted to the Program Director and is maintained in your ATS Academic Portfolio.

The ATS will be held from Athletic Training Courses if he/she fails to submit any of the following:

The ATS must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5 and complete each Athletic Training course with a minimum of a B – .  The student must complete the minimal number of supervised hours for each Clinical Skills course.  Also, all skills proficiencies for each clinical education course must be completed prior to moving to the next course.  Failure to do so will result in the student’s inability to enroll in the next sequential course until the ATS is approved by the Program Director.  All outstanding work must be completed before the Program Director will endorse the ATSs BOC candidacy application.

ATS progress is monitored by the Athletic Training Education Program Director at least twice per academic semester.  This includes the following:

The student’s academic and clinical education records are revisited at the end of each academic semester.  The ATS is then advised to continue the sequence of ATR courses or to repeat a course if appropriate.

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National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education

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Education and Human Development
5766 Shibles Hall
Orono, ME 04469
Phone: (207) 581-2412
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System