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Post-Admission Requirements

Once the student has been accepted into the ATP, they have additional requirements that must be completed prior to starting any of their clinical rotations. The following documentation/ certification must be current, required and on file with the AT PD.

  • A $50 application fee is also due to Colorado Mesa, which can be paid HERE
  • TB test- 2 step
  • Immunization records (Students must be current on all immunizations, including HepB)
  • Criminal Background Check and Drug Screen (Must be completed the summer prior to your matriculation into the program. Only one is needed for the program, but various clinical sites may require updated Criminal Background Checks and Drug Screens)
  • NATA Student Membership (Cost varies by state/address)
  • Student Liability Insurance (Recommend HPSO for about $25/year)
  • Meet AT Program’s Technical Standards and complete a physical examination with a qualified physician
    1. The mental capacity to assimilate, analyze, synthesize, and integrate athletic training concepts into clinical practice,
    2. Sufficient postural and neuromuscular control, sensory function, and coordination to perform appropriate physical examinations,
    3. The ability to communicate effectively and sensitively with patients and colleagues, and
    4. The capacity to maintain composure and continue to function well during periods of high stress.