The Athletic Training Major at Lasell has a professional focus, rooted in Connected Learning, that seeks to educate students by promoting self-expression, academic exploration and critical thinking in academic, civic, and career-relevant areas.
Lasell College provides an active learning environment that robustly links learning to multiple experiences. The community is a collaborative one powered by possibilities, enhanced by high social interaction and meaningful practices. 100% of students complete at least one internship to gain experience and build their resumes. Located just outside of Boston, Lasell is a professional and educational hub of opportunities with small class sizes to provide a co-constructed, supportive learning space. At Lasell, many doors are opened for students, they just have to choose which one to go through.
- The Athletic Training and Exercise Science Department offers students personalized field experiences in prestigious athletic programs and allied health facilities throughout the greater Boston area.
- Lasell's distinguished faculty supports the success of students, by linking academic expertise with professional experiences with NCAA athletics, professional sports, hospitals, rehabilitation clinics, and fitness centers.
- Students learn to communicate with patients and care providers, formulate therapeutic judgements, and engage in disciplinary research.
- The program is fully accredited under the guidelines set forth by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).
- The Athletic Training program is designed to prepare students for eligibility to take the Board of Certification (BOC) national exam.
The Connected Learning philosophy at Lasell combines traditional approaches with active learning experiences to prepare students to succeed in a diverse, complex world. Within the Athletic Training Major, students complete Connected Learning projects, such as:
- Work with Fiona, New England's first SynDaver, a synthetic human made from the world's most sophisticated tissues and body parts, which mimics a live patient in our clinical classroom setting.
- Work alongside licensed Athletic Trainers and physicians assessing and treating injuries at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
- While enrolled in the Athletic Training Program, students have the opportunity to acquire certifications in CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, Strength and Conditioning, and Coaching Education.
- Students take part in an Olympic Lifting Seminar, learning to engage and demonstrate Olympic techniques.
- During the annual Connected Learning Symposium, sophomores in the Assessment Diagnosis (AT211) course and juniors in the Therapeutic Exercises & Rehab Techniques (AT304) class work together to create a collaborative orthopedic clinic. The sophomores (AT211 students) perform orthopedic assessment and the juniors (AT304 students) create the treatment for the diagnosed orthopedic problem.
As part of our robust program, students have gained Clinical Education with:
- Newton-Wellesley Hospital
- St. Sebastian Prep
- Children's Hospital, Boston
- Newton-South High School
- Sports and PT Assoc.
With the Athletic Training Major at Lasell, students have pursued careers with:
- Professional Sports Teams
- Colleges and Universities
Specifically, Athletic Training graduates enjoy a variety of exciting career outcomes, such as:
Physical Therapy Graduate School, University of Hartford
Jessica Roy, Class of 2008
Graduate Assistant Men's Soccer UMASS Amherst
Michael Welch, Class of 2008
Athletic Trainer and Physical Therapy Assistant, Sports and Physical Therapy Associates
Shayna Glynn, Class of 2007
Athletic Trainer New England Patriots, Athletic Trainer NFL Europe, Asst. AT Florida International University
John Steele, Class of 2005
|Course Code||Course Title||Credits|
|AT101||Essentials of Musculoskeletal Anatomy||2|
|AT103||Techniques of Emergency Care||3|
|AT202||Foundations in Sport Medicine||4|
|AT205||Clinical Athletic Training I||2|
|AT206||Clinical Athletic Training II||2|
|AT211||Assessment Diagnosis I||4|
|AT212||Assessment Diagnosis II||4|
|AT213||Assessment & Diagnosis: Head & Spine||2|
|AT302||Clinical Athletic Training III||3|
|AT304||Therapeutic Exercise & Rehab Techniques||4|
|AT305||Clinical Athletic Training IV||3|
|AT407||Clinical Athletic Training V||4|
|AT421||Advanced Concepts in Patient Care||3|
|AT430||Athletic Training Capstone||3|
|BIO205||Anatomy & Physiology I||4|
|BIO206||Anatomy & Physiology II||4|
|EXSC305||Strength Training & Conditioning||4|
|PHYS111||General Physics I (KP)||4|
|PSYC101||Psychological Perspectives (KP)||3|
Request Info & Apply
Request more information about the Athletic Training Major:
Apply on paper:
Print and complete a PDF of the Lasell College Undergraduate Application and return to:
Office of Admission
1844 Commonwealth Avenue
Newton, MA 02466
For more information about the Athletic Training curriculum, click here.
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