Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT)
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 program for students interested in becoming a certified athletic trainer (ATC). Athletic trainers provide comprehensive patient care in five domains of clinical practice. These include prevention, clinical evaluation and diagnosis, immediate and emergency care, treatment and rehabilitation, and organization and professional health and well-being. Students who complete the program become eligible for national certification by successfully completing the Board of Certification, Inc. examination. Common settings in which athletic trainers are employed include public and private secondary schools, colleges and universities, professional and Olympic sports, youth leagues and sports facilities, physician offices, sports medicine and rehabilitation clinics, industrial and occupational health, public safety departments, performing arts companies, and the military.