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Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training

If you are interested in the new Masters of Science in Athletic Training Program please click here.
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The Department of Kinesiology has offered a program that led to the Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training (BSAT). The degree required a minimum of 120-semester units. Students enter the program as a cohort and take a prescribed set of courses each semester for four semesters. The General Education requirements are the same for all CSU Fresno students.

Students who are enrolled and/or registered in their final semester prior to graduation or have already graduated are eligible to sit for the Board of Certification exam. The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).

Applicants must meet all criteria for admission to the univerPlease add alternative text X-Raysity and to the Athletic Training major. Admission to the program is a two-part process: (1) admission to the university and also (2) admission to the Athletic Training major. All prerequisites must be completed with no more than two in-progress at the time of application to the Athletic Training major.

Athletic Training Student Handbook

The Athletic Training Student Handbook reviews all program policies and procedures. It is recommended that you review this document before applying to the program.

BOC Pass Rate, Student Graduation Rates, and Employment Data

California State University, Fresno 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 August 2020. The program will remain on probation until the Withdraw is effective and the program is closed.

UPDATE - The Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training Program is in the process of applying to transition to a Masters of Science in Athletic Training. It is anticipated that this new degree program will begin in Fall 2020. We accepted the last cohort of students for the undergraduate program during the 2018-19 program application period and this cohort began classes in Fall 2018. For more information visit the website for our new program.

Scott Sailor photoFor information, contact; 
Scott R. Sailor, EdD, ATC
Program Director, Athletic Training 
California State University, Fresno 
5275 North Campus Drive M/S SG28 
Fresno, CA, 93740-8018 
Phone: (559) 278-2543
Fax: (559) 278-7010 
Email: ssailor@mail.fresnostate.edu