Athletic Training and Pre-Athletic Training Professional Program Costs

Pre-athletic training professional program costs

  • Criminal Background Check through Castle Branch—$45
    • Link provided in HPHE 2530
  • Physical examination—$0-100 (depending on insurance coverage)
  • Up-to-date immunizations—cost will vary by person and need
  • Tuberculosis (TB) Test—$30-250
    • $30
    • $0-250 depending on insurance: blood work done by healthcare provider
  • First Aid and CPR certification—$35+
    • If completed HPHE 1810 or similar course, no additional certificate is not needed
    • Must be maintained every two years, once in the ATPP, BLS certification courses will be provided to student as part of the fieldwork courses (HPHE 4010 & HPHE 4040)
  • Associated course fees and textbooks
    • Can be assessed when registering for courses

Athletic Training Professional Program Costs

  • Professional attire or WMU apparel consistent with the ATPP Dress Code
    • Cost will vary
  • Membership in an Athletic Training professional organization
    • MATS—$10
    • NATA—$35 for first time students, $75 for renewal
    • SPASM—$15 per semester
  • Travel to Clinical Rotations—clinical sites are within 35 miles of WMU
    • Rotation Sites
      • Western Michigan University Athletics
      • Kalamazoo College Athletics
      • Local High Schools
      • Local Sports Medicine & Physical Therapy Clinics
  • Associated course fees and textbooks
    • Can be assessed when registering for courses
  • Financial Aid and Scholarships are available through WMU, the College of Education and Human Development, and the Department of Human Performance and Health Education

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