Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT)

Mission

To develop competent, collaborative, critical thinking individuals who employ evidence-based decision making, while delivering patient-centered healthcare through dynamic and diverse didactic and clinical educational experiences, in preparation for BOC exam eligibility and employment opportunities.

The Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) is a graduate level professional program for students interested in becoming an Athletic Trainer (AT).

Students are trained to provide patient-centered care in accordance with the following professional domains:

  • Injury/Illness Prevention and Wellness Promotion
  • Examination, Assessment and Diagnosis
  • Immediate and Emergency Care
  • Therapeutic Intervention
  • Healthcare Administration and Professional Responsibility

Students who competently complete the academic program become eligible for national certification by passing the Board of Certification, Inc. examination. Once receiving certification, they may apply for state licensure and professionally practice in accordance to their state practice act.

Potential settings of employment may include:

Physician clinics, sports medicine departments, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, hospital systems, public and private secondary schools, colleges and universities, youth, professional and Olympic sports, industrial and occupational health, public safety departments, performing arts companies, and the military.