Mission and Goals

5Mizzou ATP Mission

The mission of the University of Missouri Athletic Training Program is to prepare students for a career in Athletic Training by offering quality education through a variety of clinical experiences and didactic coursework.

Mizzou ATP Goals

  • Prepare students to pass the Board of Certification (BOC) examination.
  • Prepare students for graduate school or employment in a variety of settings.
  • Educate students to conduct themselves in a professional and ethical manner.
  • Expose and educate students to the practice of evidence based medicine.
  • Provide quality instruction within didactic coursework and clinical experiences.
  • Promote the profession of athletic training through service and leadership.
  • Promote athletic training student research and involvement in state, regional and national organizations.
  • Demonstrate interdisciplinary collaboration with other health professions.

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The University of Missouri Athletic Training Program is currently on probation by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), 6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100, Austin, TX 78731-3101. The program has chosen to Voluntarily Withdraw its Accreditation effective May 20, 2021. The program will remain on probation until the Withdraw is effective and the program is closed.