Degree Requirements

All students who graduate from the program will be eligible for the Board of Certification (BOC) examination.

  • Successfully passing the BOC examination is the core requirement to practice as a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) in every state in the United States

The MSAT program (55 s.h.) is delivered over two academic years

  • Students enter as a cohort during the fall session and matriculate through sequenced didactic and clinical courses over the subsequent two traditional academic years.

Degree Requirements

Plan of Study Grid
Fall 1Semester Hours
AT 500 Emergency Care and Acute Injuries and Conditions in Athletic Training 3
AT 510 Orthopedic Assessment of Lower Extremity Injuries and Conditions 3
AT 511 Therapeutic Modalities 3
AT 519 Practicum in Athletic Training I 1
 Semester Hours10
January 1
AT 521 Inter-Professional Care I 1
AT 552 Sports Nutrition 3
 Semester Hours4
Spring 1
AT 530 Orthopedic Assessment of Upper Extremity and Head/Neck/Spine Injuries and Conditions 3
AT 531 Therapeutic Exercise 3
AT 532 Applied Research Methods and Evidence-Based Practice in Athletic Training 3
AT 539 Practicum in Athletic Training II 1
 Semester Hours10
Summer 1
AT 540 Pharmacology in Athletic Training 3
AT 541 Patient Care: Diversity/Inclusivity 3
 Semester Hours6
Fall 2
AT 520 General Medical Conditions in the Physically Active 3
AT 550 Advanced Rehabilitation Techniques in Athletic Training 3
AT 551 Psychosocial Aspects of Injury and Rehabilitation 3
AT 559 Practicum in Athletic Training III 1
 Semester Hours10
January 2
AT 561 Inter-Professional Care II 1
AT 571 Patient Care: Varied Patient Populations 3
 Semester Hours4
Spring 2
AT 560 Ethics, Management, and Professional Issues in Athletic Training 3
AT 570 BOC Examination Preparation 1
AT 572 Evidence Based Practice & Clinical Application in Athletic Training 3
AT 579 Practicum in Athletic Training IV 4
 Semester Hours11
 Total Semester Hours55