Health & Physical Education
School of Education
History of Athletic Training at NGCSU
The Athletic Training Program (ATP) is housed within the College of Education, Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation. The ATP began as an emphasis area in 1998. The Georgia Board of Regents approved the ATP as a major in the Fall of 2001. During the Spring of 2002, the Joint Review Committee on Educational programs in Athletic Training (JRC-AT) conducted a site visit for the program. Fall 2002, the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs (CAAHEP) granted accreditation to the Athletic Training Education Program. The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education has granted UNG re-accreditation until 2017-2018.