Post-Professional Program in Athletic Training
The MS in Athletic Training, Post-Professional concentration is designed to prepare certified athletic trainers for a variety of teaching and leadership roles at the college/university level. The curriculum facilitates the development of clinical and/or teaching skills and techniques.
As a student in the athletic training master’s degree program, you’ll have the opportunity to engage in a research project that is faculty supervised (directed research) or student-driven (thesis).
The application process is rolling but decisions are generally made by mid February. Prospective ATC’s must apply both to the University Admissions office and complete the Graduate Assistant application linked below. One year of experience as a BOC-certified athletic trainer is preferred. Students must and possess current CPR/AED certification. All applicants must be in good standing within BOC and NATA, as well as fulfill requirements for state licensure.
Click here for more information about Graduate Assistantships.
Program of Study
Master’s Research Core Component – 12 credits
|ED 5030 Research Design||3|
|BI 5200 Methods in Biostatistical Analysis||3|
|AT 5950 Graduate Thesis||6|
|AT 5900 Directed Research||6|
Major Elective Component – 21-24 credits
Choose 21-24 credits below
|ED 5000||Social Behavior in a Diverse Society||3|
|ED 5060||Theories of Learning and Cognitive Development||3|
|ED 5140||Assessment Principles and Practice||3|
|AT 6100||Adv. Practicum in Athletic Training (3 cr, up to 2 terms)||3|
|AT 6310||Fundamentals in AT Educ Instruction I||3|
|AT 6320||Fundamentals in AT Educ Instruction II||3|
|AT 5700||Instructional Strategies in Burdenko Conditioning||3|
|AT 5630||Principles & Theories of Strength and Conditioning||3|
|AT 5640||Principles & Theories of Strength and Conditioning Lab||1|
|AT 6500||Independent Study in Athletic Training (1-6 credits)||1-6|
|Any HL, HH, EX, OH, PBH, PE 5000 or higher|
|AT 6___||Any AT 6000 or higher|
Total for MS in Athletic Training, Post-Professional in Higher Education program – 33 credits
To begin planning your program, contact:
- Julie Bernier,EdD, ATC, NHLAT
Graduate Program Director