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NMC Transfer Guide - MTA

To: Central Michigan University - Main Campus

Program: Athletic Training / Sports Medicine

This program provides professional preparation for students aspiring to be BOC certified athletic trainers. Certification is obtained by successful completion of an annual test conducted by the N.A.T.A. Because of the specific nature of this program and the amount of internship hours required, it is recommended that the student transfer after one year. This program will take from three-and-a-half to four years after admittance to complete. We recommend you call CMU prior to transfer.

Admission Criteria

  1. Courses below 2.0 will not transfer to CMU.
  2. This is a competitive program with an average of 14 available spaces a semester.
  3. 120 hours of practical experience in an athletic training or sports medicine related setting.
  4. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with a CMU advisor early in academic career.

Basic Requirements

Upon request at the NMC Records and Registration Office, a statement will be placed on your transcript, "MICHIGAN TRANSFER AGREEMENT (MTA) SATISFIED". Completion of the MTA will satisfy CMU's University Program requirements and 6 credits of their Writing Intensive requirement. 

Required Classes

Academic Area




ENG 111, 112

English Composition I & II




PHL 105

Critical Thinking


Select an additional Group 1 Humanities course from a department other than PHL »




CHM 101

Introduction to Chemistry


Select an additional Group 1 Natural Science course from a department other than CHM »


Social Sciences


PSY 101

Intro to Psychology


Select an additional Group 1 Social Science course from a department other than PSY »




MTH 131

Intro to Probability and Statistics 


Additional Requirements

Required Classes



BIO 240

Clinical Nutrition (BIO 227 recommended first)                                                             


COM 111

Public Speaking


CMU's Quantitative Reasoning (QR) requirement can be met at NMC with MTH 131, PHY 121 or 221. MTH 131 cannot count toward both the QR requirement and the math requirement for CMU.

Northwestern Michigan College does not assume final responsibility for the accuracy of information on this guide. The final responsibility for the successful transfer of classes suggested on this guide rests with you and the institution you plan to transfer to. It is strongly recommended that you visit the institution as early in your academic career (prior to transfer) as possible.

Updated: Fall 2017

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