- To provide a generalistic athletic training education to qualified students who have completed a rigorous blend of humanities, social science and basic science course work.
- To development the Jesuit ideals of cura personalis, care for the total person, and men and women for others, and to integrate these ideals into the delivery of care.
- To assure freshman athletic training students are truly aware of the expectations of the profession by having them complete 30 hours of athletic training observation.
- To recognize that the teaching-learning process is recognized as a dynamic interaction of shared responsibility among the academic faculty, clinical faculty and students.
- To support the educational view that students learn in a multitude of ways, necessitating a variety of learning experience to assure the development of a life-long autonomous learner who is self-motivated, self-directed and able to construct knowledge, not just absorb it.
- To assure each faculty member accepts the responsibility of being a role model by maintaining personal clinical competence, providing quality instruction, contributing to the general body of knowledge, showing professionalism, respecting the dignity of others and being advocates for patient and professional causes.
- To mentor students to become educated members of society, active members of their profession and role models for peers and future athletic trainers.