The program is designed to provide structured didactic (classroom) and clinical experiences to prepare a student for an entry-level position in athletic training. The program is fully accredited by CAATE. Didactic courses are sequenced to maximize student learning. Completion of degree requirements allows students to apply for the Board of Certification, Inc. national certification examination.
The Coaching minor prepares students for coaching positions in a variety of athletic settings. Coaching should be combined with a major in a teaching field and appropriate education hours to meet the established guidelines of the School of Urban Education if the intent is to teach and coach in a public school. The coaching minor is offered to non-exercise and sports science/athletic training majors.
Exercise and Sports Science practitioners provide healthcare, technique/skill instruction and performance enhancement for the physically active as well as those at risk for disease. Foundation knowledge for this practice is gained through study of how physical activity influences the human body. Clinical skill acquisition is also a necessary component. Courses within this degree program address both areas.
The School of Nursing’s undergraduate curriculum leads to the bachelor of science degree in Nursing (BSN). The curriculum provides a broad general education and a solid professional program based on a nursing model (the Roy Adaptation Model) rich in content and applicability. Our goal is to produce an educated individual who is a professional nurse. Employers in a variety of healthcare settings throughout the country applaud our graduates for their nursing knowledge and skills.
The University of Tulsa’s bachelor of science and master of science degrees in speech-language pathology combine academic course work and practical experience to prepare students to evaluate, treat, and conduct research into human communication and its disorders. Speech-language pathologists help people of all ages who have disorders such as stuttering, delayed language development, aphasia, voice disorders, speech articulation problems, swallowing impairments, and cognitive disorders. Speech-language pathologists assess, select and develop augmentative and alternative communication systems and provide training in their use. They also provide audiologic rehabilitation and counseling services to persons who are hard-of-hearing and their families.