Assistantship Requirements (print
Post-Professional Athletic Training Program - Graduate
Students can obtain professional experience in a variety of
traditional clinical settings. Students will also gain
experience in clinical instruction and athletic training
administration through assistantship assignments.
are based on certification status, past experiences, areas
of needed growth, and student preference (when possible).
Therapy/Sports Rehabilitation Clinic AND Teaching
Positions are 50% Clinic 50% Teaching, 2 positions
ISU Center for Health Wellness & Life Enrichment for
Interprofessional Practice and Education
Position is community based care, 1 position
All assistantship positions are for 1-year renewable with a
2-year pre-determined placement. Renewal of the graduate
assistantship is dependent upon academic eligibility,
certification status, and professional conduct.
All of our graduate assistantship positions require
certification. Failure to obtain certification will result in a loss of tuition waiver and
stipend for the second semester and termination of the
contract at the end of the first year.
Performance as an athletic trainer at assistantship position
is evaluated at the end of each academic semester by the
According to the College of Graduate and Professional
Studies policy failure to obtain the 3.0 grade average each
semester of the appointment will necessitate termination of
the assistantship/fellowship at that time. Students must
enroll in a minimum of nine hours of graduate course work
each semester or six hours during the summer period.
The Department of
Applied Medicine and Rehabilitation reserves the right to
remove Graduate Students from their assistant position in
accordance to the College of Graduate and Professional
performance of the assigned duties of a graduate
assistantship is grounds for termination of the appointment
at any time at the discretion of the department. If, one
month after notice of unsatisfactory performance,
improvement has not been made to the satisfaction of the
department, the appointment will be terminated.
Failure to abide by
the NATA Code of Ethics during any and all PPATEP activities
may result in termination. Accommodations or
replacement may be possible, but not guaranteed.
Department commitments for stipends and tuition waivers will
be absolved. Punctuality, dependability, professional
communication with coaches, patients, athletes, and
supervisors is expected.
For Specific Position Descriptions, we encourage you to look
at the Policy and Procedure Manual.