Assistantship Requirements (print
Athletic Training Program - Graduate Education
ISU Physical Therapy/Sports Rehabilitation Clinic AND
Students can obtain professional experience in a variety of
traditional clinical settings. Clinical placements are
based on certification status, past experiences, areas of
needed growth, and student preference (when possible).
Positions are 50% Clinic 50% Teaching, 2 positions (1 OPEN
position Fall 2015)
All assistantship positions are for
1-year, are renewable, and are most often a 2-year
placement. Renewal of the graduate assistantship is
dependent upon academic eligibility, certification status,
and professional conduct. 1.
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.
2. Performance as a graduate assistant athletic trainer is
evaluated at the end of each academic semester by the
3. 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 at that time.
Students must enroll in a minimum of nine hours of graduate
course work each semester or six hours during the summer
4. The Department of
Applied Medicine and Rehabilitation reserves the right to
remove graduate students from their assistantship 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 PPATP 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
Policy and Procedure Manual.