Graduate Athletic Training Program 


Congratulations to GATP Alumni!!! 

As you all know research is an integral part of the GATP, and we are so happy to recognize the hard work and dedication of two particular research groups from the class of 2017 who have been nominated for Master’s Research Award Finalists. 

“Association of Perception-Action Coupling with Concussion History and Self-Rated Function” was nominated for “The NATA Research & Education Foundation Oral Presentation, Master’s Oral Award Finalist” and will be  presented by Elaine Odum, MS, ATC. The research was conducted with colleagues Brian Fabries, MS, ATC; Molly A. Vickers, MS, ATC; Gary B. Wilkerson, EdD, ATC; Shellie N. Acocello PhD, ATC.

Odum Research 2018

“Dual-Task Screening For Identification of Persisting Concussion Effects on Cognitive Control in College Football Players”

was nominated for “The NATA Research & Education Foundation Poster Presentation, Master’s Poster Award Finalist” and will be presented by Monica Burruss Carney, MS, ATC. The research was conducted with colleagues Katherine E. Jones, MS, ATC; Gary B. Wilkerson, EdD, ATC; Shellie N. Acocello, PhD, ATC

Carney Research 2018

Check out these presentations at the NATA 2018 in New Orleans, LA June 26-19th and check out the poster presentation by clicking the links!



The UTC Graduate Athletic Training Program is a Professional Education (Entry-level) Program.  You will earn a Master of Science degree in Athletic Training.

The Graduate Athletic Training Program at the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (UTC-GATP) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The CAATE is recognized as an accrediting agency by the Council of Higher Education (CHEA). After the last comprehensive review for continued program accreditation, the UTC-GATP was granted the maximum 10-year accreditation. The next comprehensive review is scheduled for 2019.

Graduateprograms.com announced the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga ranked #1 in the Fall 2015 Kinesiology/Exercise Science Grad Rankings. The rankings are based solely on ratings and reviews from current or recent graduate students posted on graduateprograms.com. Program rankings, compiled using data gathered between September 1, 2012 and September 30, 2015, encompassed reviews posted by more than 75,000 students participating in over 1,600 graduate programs nationwide. 

 

Board of Certification (BOC) Examination Results

  2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 3yr aggregate
Number of students graduating from program. 15 18 13 46
Number of students graduating from program who took examination. 15 18 13 46
Number of students who passed the examination on the first attempt. 15 17 13 45
Percentage of students who passed the examination on the first attempt. 100 94 100 98
Number of students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts. 15 18 13 46
Percentage of students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts. 100 100 100 100