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Student Athletic Trainer wrapping a student athlete's foot

Athletic Training (MS)

Learn what it takes to keep an athlete on the field with our Master’s of Athletic Training program. Our program includes training in the prevention of injury, health promotion/wellness, and health care administration. Complete both your bachelor’s and master’s in five years with either our exercise science or kinesiology accelerated degree program.

Student athlete laying on a table while an athletic trainer talks to them and takes notes

Pre-Athletic Training Program

Our Exercise Science and Kinesiology majors provide excellent preparation for pursuing a master’s degree in Athletic Training.

Athletic trainer taking a student athlete's blood pressure

Certification of Athletic Training

The Board of Certification (BOC) requires that all candidates seeking certification meet the following criteria:

  • Successfully complete a CAATE accredited athletic training program
  • Complete two years of clinical practical experience (four semesters) under the supervision of a BOC Certified Athletic Trainer.
  • Possess current First Aid and CPR/AED (Professional Rescuer).
  • Possess a bachelor’s degree.
Athletic Training Professor helping a student athlete stretch

Clinical Experience

Our students partake in a four semester clinical experience that is supervised by athletic trainers (preceptors). This experience grants students real world experience that you cannot gain inside a regular classroom.

Athletic Training student wrapping ice on a student athlete's arm

Program Accreditation Information & Outcomes

Students that graduate from our program go on to work and contribute to the field of athletic training. Our program outcomes show the exact percentage of our graduates that are employed in the field over the last three years.