Skip to main content

ATEP Admission

Admission Requirements

Admission into the University of New Mexico Athletic Training Education Program (UNM-ATEP) is a highly competitive process and the number of students accepted is limited. The Athletic Training Student (ATS) may apply to the UNM-ATEP, if they have met the following requirements:

  1. Submit a signed Technical Standards Statement
  2. Submit a signed ATEP Program Policies Annual Agreement
  3. Successfully complete Blood-borne Pathogens Training
  4. Complete a minimum of 50 clinical observation hours in an approved affiliated site
  5. Achieve a “B-” or better in H Ed 164L, PE P 273, and PE P 284
  6. Have a 2.85 GPA or better*
  7. Submit a UNM-ATEP application to include:
    1. UNM-ATEP application
    2. Unofficial UNM transcript
    3. Copy of First Aid Certification
    4. Copy of American Red Cross CPR / AED for Professional Rescuers and Healthcare Providers certification
    5. Immunization requirements for UNM students in healthcare programs as required by UNM Student Health and Counseling (SHAC)
    6. Completed and passed Background Check (Albuquerque Public Schools)
    7. Three (3) recommendation forms
  8. Complete UNM-ATEP Admission Interview

Applications will be made available in the Fall Semester of each academic year.

*The current UNM Catalog does not accurately reflect the UNM-ATEP 2.85 GPA established requirement.

Process for Acceptance:

  1. All admission and application criteria must be met
  2. Complete UNM-ATEP Admission Interview
  3. All admission and application materials will be reviewed and discussed by UNM-ATEP Faculty (Preceptor comments may be considered)
  4. Each applicant will be notified of program admission status in writing
  5. Applicants who wish to protest the admission decision should refer to The Pathfinder-UNM Student Handbook

Transfer Student Admission Requirements

Transfer students must apply for admission and be accepted into the University of New Mexico. Upon acceptance into UNM, the following requirements must be presented for consideration into the UNM-ATEP:

  1. Submit a UNM-ATEP application to include:
    1. UNM-ATEP application
    2. Unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended
    3. Copy of First Aid Certification
    4. Copy of American Red Cross CPR / AED for Professional Rescuers and Healthcare Providers certification
    5. Immunization requirements for UNM students in healthcare programs as required by UNM Student Health and Counseling (SHAC)
    6. Completed and passed Background Check (Albuquerque Public Schools)
    7. Three (3) recommendation forms
  2. Documentation of UNM acceptance and courses transferred
  3. Submit syllabi and coursework to include competencies and / or proficiencies from all previous athletic training courses
  4. Demonstrate competencies and / or proficiencies as requested by UNM-ATEP Faculty
  5. Complete clinical observation hours at an approved affiliated site as established by UNM-ATEP Faculty
  6. Have a 2.85 GPA or better*
  7. Must have achieved a “B-” or better in all previous athletic training coursework (including all human anatomy courses)
  8. Submit a signed Technical Standards Statement
  9. Submit a signed ATEP Program Policies Annual Agreement
  10. Successfully complete Blood-borne Pathogens Training
  11. Complete UNM-ATEP Admission Interview

*The current UNM Catalog does not accurately reflect the UNM-ATEP 2.85 GPA established requirement.

Process for Acceptance:

  1. All admission and application criteria must be met
  2. Complete UNM-ATEP Admission Interview
  3. All admission and application materials will be reviewed and discussed by UNM-ATEP Faculty (Preceptor comments may be considered)
  4. Each applicant will be notified of program admission status in writing
  5. Applicants who wish to protest the admission decision should refer to The Pathfinder-UNM Student Handbook

Documents

Dr. Susan McGowen
Athletic Training Education Program Coordinator
Johnson Center, Room 1130
505/277-5151
yorex@unm.edu