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  • 1. Kinesiology: Athletic Training Emphasis Online Information MeetingWelcome to the online information meeting for the kinesiology program. This presentation will only take 20 minutes of your time and will prepare you to better understand what a masters of arts in kinesiology: athletic training emphasis from Fresno Pacific University can do for you.
  • 2. Kinesiology: Athletic Training EmphasisProgram DescriptionThis 14 month program is designed for students who are National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification, Inc. (NATABOC) certified athletic trainers with good standing or are eligible to take the NATABOC examination. The program provides for intensive study in athletic training pedagogical studies, administration and organizational issues in athletic training, and advanced therapeutic exercise and rehabilitation. Students will also study and develop skills in research methods, computer skills, psychological aspect of injuries and rehabilitation, and sport’s law and ethics. Clinical experience in the field is expected during the fall and spring semesters. Graduates should be eligible to apply for athletic training positions at the high school, community college, college, university, professional and private agent levels. 2
  • 3. Kinesiology: Athletic Training Emphasis Program Highlights “The program was extremely Fully accredited by Western Association of detailed and straight forward. Schools and Colleges (WASC) The program prepared you to succeed in your classes and Offered completely online prepared you to succeed in the Recognized for its educational quality work place. The faculty are 14 month program some of the best that I have ever had. They were demanding but caring at the same time.”*Please note: Resources including downloadable materials, - Cal Tinchercontact information and links will be available at the end ofthe information meeting for your convenience. 3
  • 4. Kinesiology: Athletic TrainingEmphasisSystem Requirements for Online LearningIn order to successfully participate in online courses, you will need the following technology and system requirements.Technology Requirements:  Computer or laptop (Windows or Mac will work)  High-speed internet connectionInternet Browser:Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or above or Firefox (This browser is highly recommended for both Windows and Mac users.) Please visit the resources page at the end of this presentation for a free download. 4
  • 5. Kinesiology: Athletic TrainingEmphasisPlug-insFor Windows: For Mac:PowerPoint Viewer for Windows PowerPoint Viewer for MacAdobe Acrobat Reader for Windows Adobe Acrobat Reader for MacReal Player for Windows Real Player for MacMacromedia Flash Player for Windows Macromedia Flash Player for MacMacromedia Shockwave Player for Macromedia Shockwave Player for MacWindows Java for MacJava for WindowsQuickTime 5
  • 6. Kinesiology: Athletic TrainingEmphasisOnline learning—is it for you?Characteristics you need to have:Be computer literate “Taking an online program for me was essential. I live an hour from the FPUEnjoy learning online campus so it allowed me to work andBe a self-starter/motivated further my career at the same time.”Be able to organize and pace self to - Cal Tincher, graduatemeet needed deadlines 6
  • 7. Kinesiology: Athletic TrainingEmphasisBenefits of Online LearningOnline learning gives you the advantage of liveliness and timeliness of the Web in the learning experience, and allows you to be able to flex your learning. Screen shot of Moodle, an online learning tool 7
  • 8. Kinesiology: Athletic TrainingEmphasisCourse schedule, calendar sequence and courselist description available on resource page. 8
  • 9. Kinesiology: Athletic TrainingEmphasisTuition and Fees 2012-2013Graduate Courses (700 level) $460 per unitTeacher education course (600 level) $495 per unitApplication fee* $90Unclassified application fee $10Tuition does not include cost of books and is subject to change forsubsequent academic years*Upon completion of this online information meeting, you willreceive a verification code to reduce your application fee to $45 9
  • 10. Kinesiology: Athletic TrainingEmphasisFinancial AidFresno Pacific University offers two basic types of financial aid: scholarships andgrants, which do not have to be repaid, and loans. Most loans and grants areawarded on the basis of a combination of scholastic or other achievement anddemonstrated financial need.The FPU Church Match Scholarship offers students churches the chance to getinvolved in their education. FPU will match 2:1 the amount provided by yourchurch up to $500/semester for churches belonging to the Pacific District ofMennonite Brethren Churches. FPU will match 1:1 up to $250/semester forchurches not belonging to the Pacific District. 10
  • 11. Kinesiology: Athletic TrainingEmphasisFinancial Aid (continued)Fresno Pacific graduate programs also Student Financial Services Officeoffer a variety of federal, state and Phone: 559-453-2041 (Fresno area)private financial aid assistance to 866-321-7502 (toll free)students who would benefit from an Fax: 559-453-5595education but need financial Email: sfs@fresno.eduassistance. Such students areencouraged to apply for aid. Financial *Please note: Resources including downloadableaid is awarded without discrimination materials, contact information and links will beto gender, race, color, national or available at the end of the information meeting for your convenience.ethnic origin, age or handicap. 11
  • 12. Kinesiology: Athletic Training EmphasisAdmission Information Apply online (application available at the end of the presentation) Submit the rest of the admission requirements for this individual program via fax, email or postal mail. A link to the individual program requirements can be found on the resources page at the end of this presentation. Official transcripts must be received by Fresno Pacific University in a sealed envelope.For questions please contact: Graduate Admissions OfficeAddress: 1717 S. Chestnut Ave. Fresno, CA 93702 Phone: 559-453-2016 (Fresno area) 888-328-0378 (toll free) Fax: 559-453-2100 Email: gradadmis@fresno.edu 12
  • 13. Kinesiology: Athletic Training EmphasisAdmission Requirements for All Kinesiology Students Completion of application for admission with non-refundable graduate application fee as described in the university catalog. Official transcripts of all college work verifying completion of a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum GPA of 2.75. Three reference forms or letters of recommendation addressing the applicant’s academic qualifications and abilities to be successful in a graduate program. Letter of intent and two writing samples indicating potential graduate level work. A current resume including all related professional and extra curricular experience. 13
  • 14. Kinesiology: Athletic Training EmphasisAdmission Requirements for Kinesiology StudentsAthletic Training Emphasis A Current NATABOC certification with good standing or eligible for the NATABOC certification examination. One reference form or letter of recommendation from a supervising ATC. Please see the resource page at the end of this presentation for a link to the reference form. 14
  • 15. Kinesiology: Athletic Training EmphasisAdmission Information (continued) International students please check with our International Programs & Services Office (IPSO) for further information. A link will be available on the resource page at the end of this presentation. If seeking financial aid, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or contact the student financial services office. Once your application and requirements are complete your graduate file will go to the program director for admission review. Each applicant will receive a decision letter within 2 - 4 weeks of completing the application. 15
  • 16. Kinesiology: Athletic TrainingEmphasisTranscriptsTranscripts submitted for admission or transfer credit become the property of Fresno Pacific University and cannot be returned to the applicant or forwarded to other institutions. This includes making copies of transfer records. 16
  • 17. Kinesiology: Athletic TrainingEmphasisApplication Fees The application fee is $90*. If you submit your application by the early enrollment dates listed below, the fee is only $60. We accept applications at anytime and will continue to accept individuals until capacity is reached.Early Enrollment Dates:Summer March 15 Semester begins in May *Upon completion of this information meeting, you will receive a verification code to reduce the application fee to $45. 17