Mission, Goals & Outcomes

The mission of the Athletic Training Department at Emory & Henry College is to prepare students for entry-level careers or advanced study by educating them in the knowledge, clinical skills, and professional behaviors needed to successfully practice as an athletic training professional. We strive to provide students with a comprehensive liberal arts education in order to develop critical thinking and promote civic engagement.

The curriculum design is guided by the Educational Competencies and Clinical Proficiencies identified by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Education Council. The Methodist principles on which the College was founded, along with the NATA Code of Ethics, is the basis upon which our students strive to uphold the college motto, “Increase in Excellence!” 



Emory, Va. Campus: P.O. Box 947, Emory, Va. 24327 (map)    276.944.4121
Marion, Va. Campus: 565 Radio Hill Rd., Marion, Va. 24354 (map)    276.944.6342 ·  276.781.7200