Athletic Training

Professional-Level Master of Science in Athletic Training

Athletic trainers are allied health/sports medicine professionals responsible for the prevention, recognition, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation/reconditioning of the physically active population. Athletic trainers perform under a physician's direction and are typically employed with professional teams, colleges and universities, high schools, clinics and hospitals, industry and other various settings.

The program of study is an entry-level MS program. It is intended for students seeking certification and registration or licensure as an athletic trainer. Students must successfully complete 70 graduate credits over 23 consecutive months, including clinical experiences, and other requirements to be awarded the Master of Science in Athletic Training degree.

Students interested in athletic training should be aware that enrollment is competitive and limited to a maximum 16 students per year. Fulfillment of requirements does not guarantee admission. Selection for admission is based on several elements including academic record, professional exploration, essay, recommendations.  Interviews will also be required of 3 + 2 candidates. Students must apply as a 3 + 2 candidate or have evidence of a completed bachelor's degree.  However, there are no requirements in terms of the prospective student's undergraduate major.


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