Athletic Training Program


Campbell University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).  The program has been placed on Probation as of July 9, 2019 by the CAATE, 6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100, Austin, TX 78731-3101.

Campbell University is not transitioning to the master’s degree and is no longer accepting applications.

Undergraduates are encouraged to see our new Kinesiology Major, Pre-Athletic Training track.


Degree in Athletic Training

The Athletic Training Program provides a comprehensive educational experience. Completion of the Athletic Training Program leads to a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training. The content of the Athletic Training Program curriculum includes formal instruction in the current version of the athletic training knowledge, skills, and abilities. The knowledge, skills, and abilities are currently based upon the 5th Edition of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Athletic Training Education Competencies, which consist of the following eight content areas:

  1. Evidence-Based Practice
  2. Prevention and Health Promotion
  3. Clinical Examination and Diagnosis
  4. Acute Care of Injury and Illness
  5. Therapeutic Interventions
  6. Psychosocial Strategies and Referral
  7. Healthcare Administration
  8. Professional Development and Responsibility

The Athletic Training Program’s formal instruction involves teaching the required knowledge and skills in structured classroom, clinical, and laboratory environments allowing for the athletic training student to develop the abilities required of an Athletic Trainer.

Athletic Training Program Information

If you are interested in the Athletic Training Program at Campbell University program and would like to receive more information about our program please visit the links provided. All Athletic Training Program Documents are publicly accessible via the Department of Exercise Science and Athletic Training Program. In addition, if you have any questions, please feel free to contact Dr. Sarah Christie.

Athletic Training Program Contact Information

College of Arts & Sciences (Pearson Building, Room 101)

Dr. Michael Wells
Dean and Associate Professor

Ms. Pam Burgett
Administrative Assistant to the Dean
burgettp@campbell.edu
910-893-1277

Department of Exercise Science (John W. Pope Convocation Center, Suite 156)

Dr. Donna Woolard
Chair and Professor
woolard@campbell.edu
910-893-1366

Ms. Marilyn Buie
Administrative Assistant
buie@campbell.edu
910-893-1632

Dr. Sarah Christie
Athletic Training Program – Program Director and Associate Professor
schristie@campbell.edu
910-893-5548