The entry-level masters of science degree Athletic Training is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education. Successful completion of the entry-level masters of science degree qualifies students to sit for the Board of Certification Examination. Emphasis of this curriculum is to provide students with classroom knowledge and clinical experiences that are appropriate for entry-level preparation as a certified athletic trainer. Course work in the program emphasizes strong theoretical foundations within the domains of athletic training, as well as critical thinking and problem solving skills associated with obtaining clinical proficiency. Students benefit from hands-on clinical education experiences with healthcare professionals.
Program eligibility includes successful completion of the Prerequisite Courses, a baccalaureate degree, and a preferred grade point average (GPA) OF 3.0 or better.