Post-Professional Program in Higher Education
The MS in Athletic Training, Post-Professional in Higher Education option 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 deadline for admission is January 15 of each year. Certified athletic trainers are eligible to apply annually for one of four graduate assistantships with applications also due by January 15. Additional application requirements apply. 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.
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Program of Study
Master’s 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|
Post-Professional Higher Education Component – 15 credits
|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 5790 Advanced Practicum in Athletic Training||6|
Elective Component – Choose 6 credits from the following:
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