Message from the Director:

The West Liberty University Athletic Training Program has
completed the teach-out of its undergraduate program, with the final senior
cohort graduating on May 7, 2022. The Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training
Program and Athletic Training undergraduate major is now officially closed as
of May 20, 2022. 

Please contact me if you have any questions.

Dr. David R. Hanna PT, MS, ATC
Program Director/Professor

o: 304-336-8547
c: 304-312-2983

The College of Education and Human Performance teams up with the Department of Theatre for a mock injury scenario–Check out the video here: Athletic Training Class Mock Injury

Mission Statement

The Mission of the WLU Athletic Training Program (ATP) is to graduate a student that demonstrates effective communication and ethical decision making while always considering patient‐centered values.  In addition, the ability to practice and apply for evidence‐based medicine in patient care is vital.  As well as providing a culture of peer mentoring and leadership that builds knowledge, strengthens clinical skill application, and facilitates an environment of continuous learning, while constantly advocating for the profession of athletic training in various healthcare settings.


CAATE Program Information and Outcomes page

The West Liberty University Athletic Training Program is currently on continuing accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), 6850 Austin Center Blvd, Suite 100, Austin, TX 78731-3184, effective February 25, 2022. The program has chosen to Voluntarily Withdraw its Accreditation effective May 20, 2022. The program will remain on continuing accreditation until the Withdrawal is effective and the program is closed. For questions about the Athletic Training major at WLU or the accreditation status listed above, please contact:

Dr. David R. Hanna PT, DPT, MS, ATC

Program Director/Professor

Athletic Training Program