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Additional Program Costs

While a majority of the costs for equipment, lab supplies, and learning materials are covered through student tuition and fees (e.g., AT gear bags and supplies), there are other costs that are the financial obligation of the students enrolled in the Athletic Training program.  A summary of those costs are listed below; however, this list is neither exhaustive nor exclusive to all student financial obligations.  Those items listed in italicized print are not required of students, but students may choose to participate in these activities and thus incur the additional costs.

Freshman Year

  • Books and required course materials
  • Personal Health Insurance
  • Physical examination and inoculation costs
  • DUSAT and NATA professional dues

 

Sophomore Year

  • Books and required course materials
  • Personal Health Insurance
  • Application fees for required Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse Clearance (~$10 each)
  • Act 114 - Fingerprint Check (~$40)
  • CPR Mask & Certification (~$25)
  • Required uniform costs (~$160) - 1/2 at end of spring semester and 1/2 before the start of fall semester
  • Transportation to off-campus clinical sites
  • DUSAT and NATA professional dues

 

Junior Year

  • Books and required course materials
  • PPD inoculation (~$15)
  • Transportation to off-campus clinical sites **
  • Anatomy tool deposit (will be returned when equipment is returned at the end of semester)
  • Personal Health Insurance
  • EMT registration/exam costs
  • DUSAT and NATA professional dues
  • Attendance at NATA, EATA, and/or PATS Symposia

 

Senior Year

  • Books and required course materials
  • PPD Booster inoculation (~$15)
  • Transportation to off-campus clinical sites **
  • Personal Health Insurance
  • Personal Portfolio Development
  • PES registration/exam costs
  • CSCS registration/exam costs
  • DUSAT and NATA professional dues
  • Attendance at NATA, EATA, and/or PATS Symposia
  • BOC exam registration and practice examinations (~$300 + $70 if not NATA member)

Transportation

Students must have transportation for at least four of the required five clinical experiences, beginning in the fall semester of the junior year. Distances traveled (0-22 miles) vary for each clinical experience; therefore, transportation costs vary accordingly.