Master of Science in Athletic Training

Mission

The mission of the Master of Science in Athletic Training Program is to prepare students to become competent and independent clinicians who will enhance the quality of patient health care and to advance the profession of athletic training. The program teaches and provides practical experiences to enable graduates to assume leadership roles both within the field of athletic training, and within the community.

Student Learning Outcomes

The Master of Science in Athletic Training program (MSAT) is intended to prepare graduates to critically analyze and convey information to patients, colleagues and other health professionals. These clinicians will be able to provide a broad range of patient care services and perform research and administrative responsibilities. This is accomplished through students and faculty building collaborations, participating in professional organizations in athletic training, and administering athletic training services.

Students develop the knowledge and skills needed to perform as athletic
training clinicians and to grow and adapt to the rapid changes in the profession and health care. 

Students must complete the curriculum below for the Masters of Science in Athletic Training.  Upon program completion, students will be thoroughly prepared for the Board of Certification Examination (BOC) and to enter the profession as athletic training clinicians. Additionally, the curriculum prepares students for the Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) examination.

AT 501CLINICAL EDUCATION I1
AT 502CLINICAL EDUCATION II1
AT 503CLINICAL EDUCATION III1
AT 504CLINICAL EDUCATION IV1
AT 523FOUNDATIONS OF ATHLETIC TRAINING I2
AT 524FOUNDATION OF ATHLETIC TRAINING II2
AT 527LOWER EXTREMITY EXAMINATION AND TREATMENT2
AT 528UPPER EXTREMITY EXAMINATION AND TREATMENT2
AT 529ATHLETIC TRAINING ADMINISTRATION2
AT 539ADVANCED EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNIQUES2
AT 540THERAPEUTIC MODALITIES2
AT 541THERAPEUTIC EXERCISE2
AT 547ADVANCED NUTRITION FOR SPORT AND WELLNESS3
AT 605CLINICAL EDUCATION V1
AT 606CLINICAL EDUCATION VI1
AT 610GENERAL MEDICAL CONDITIONS2
AT 611PHARMACOLOGY3
AT 615RESEARCH PROCESS AND PRACTICE2
AT 629HEAD AND NECK EXAMINATION AND TREATMENT2
AT 634PRINCIPLES OF STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING3
AT 690INTERNSHIP3
AT 691ATHLETIC TRAINING CAPSTONE I3
AT 692ATHLETIC TRAINING CAPSTONE II3
Total Credits46