Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university, with course work in athletic training, health, physical education or exercise science, with:
- Passing score on examination administered by the Board of Certification (BOC), or equivalent (prior to taking BOC exam);
- Or, completion of course work, education and practical work experience, including graduation from an entry-level Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs curriculum in athletic training or a combination of approved course work and completion of at least 1,500 hours of practice work experience;
- Or, current license, certificate or registration issued by another state or territory
Applicants must also be at least 18 years old and hold current CPR certification.
CPR certification or recertification courses must be obtained through hands-on training, or blended training that includes a hands-on skills evaluation prior to certification. Course provider certifications for these courses must include an evaluator/instructor name and authorization number on the certification card.