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Required Coursework

Course Names & Sequence

**The Athletic Training Program has been approved by The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education to transition to a master’s degree. The final cohort of students to be admitted to the undergraduate (bachelor's) program will be those entering in the 2019-2020 academic year.**

Prerequisite Coursework (28 credit hours)

Students submit their official transcript(s) from all prior institutions providing evidence of “C” or better for the following prerequisite courses:

Biology – GB140/141 Principles of Biology and Lab 4 hours
Physics – PH 140/141 College Physics I and Lab 5 hours
Human Anatomy and Physiology – ZO 362/363 Human Anatomy and Physiology and Lab 5 hours
Kinesiology – PE 362 Kinesiology 3 hours
Chemistry – CH 120/121 General Chemistry and Lab or CH 123/124 Chemistry I and Lab 5 hours
Psychology – PY 100 Introduction to Psychology 3 hours
Nutrition – GB 385 Nutrition 3 hours
Total Hours: 28 hours

 

Prerequisite experience: Evidence of a minimum of 50 hours of observation or student experience under the direct supervision of a certified athletic trainer (ATC). The more time a student can spend observing will better prepare them for understanding the requirements and responsibilities of being an athletic trainer, however acquiring more than the minimum 50 hours is not required for acceptance into the program.

MSAT Coursework (47 credit hours)

Year 1 - Summer 1

AX 711 - Athletic Training Principles 3 hours
PE 804 - Biomechanics 3 hours
Semester Hours: 6 hours

Year 1 - Fall 1

AX 717- Clinical Education I 2 hours
AX 737 - Assessment of Lower Extremities 3 hours
AX 781 - Modality Usage in Athletic Training 3 hours
Semester Hours: 8 hours

Year 1 - Spring 1

AX 727 - Clinical Education II 2 hours
AX 747 - Assessment of Upper Extremities 3 hours
AX 883 - Medical Issues in Athletic Training 3 hours
AX 782 - Rehabilitation in Athletic Training 3 hours
Semester Hours: 11 hours

Year 2 - Summer 2

PE 768 - Advanced Exercise Physiology 3 hours
PE 865 - Statistics in HPER 3 hours
Semester Hours: 6 hours

Year 2 - Fall 2

AX 838 - Clinical Education III 2 hours
AX 866 - Organization & Administration of AT 3 hours
AX 757 - Professional Preparation (BOC) 1 hour
AX 867 - Interprofessional Practice I 2 hours
Semester Hours: 8 hours

Year 2 - Spring 2

AX 848 - Clinical Education IV 2 hours
AX 767 - Responsibilities & Ethics in AT 1 hour
AX 868 - Interprofessional Practice II 2 hours
PE 868 - Research Problems in HPER 3 hours
Semester Hours: 8 hours