What You’ll Learn
Learn the best evidence-based techniques to recognize, evaluate and diagnose athletic injuries and then design and implement therapeutic interventions to provide exceptional patient-centered care.
The program also includes training in the prevention of injury, health promotion/wellness, and health care administration.
Athletic Training is one of the fastest growing and most exciting fields in health care.
Gain practical experience in both Exercise Science and Athletic Training and prepare yourself for a degree as a health care professional.
Our accelerated pathway offers a chance to earn both a BS and MS in as little as five years.
Admission into the accelerated pathway in Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science/Masters in Athletic Training (MSAT) occurs as an incoming first year student and is highly competitive. To be considered student must have:
- A 90 percent or its equivalent high school grade point average.
- Four years of Regents or honors level courses in both math and science. (i.e, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Pre-Calculus, Calculus (AB and/or BC), Anatomy & Physiology – if available)
Matriculation from Bachelor’s to Master’s Degree Program
Upon acceptance to SUNY Brockport in the accelerated pathway program, students will be guaranteed acceptance into the Master of Science in Athletic Training program, provided they maintain performance criteria.
- Commitment to pursuing a career in athletic training through volunteer or observational experience or by participation in a Health Explorers Post or New Visions Program, or similar program
- An overall 3.25 GPA with a 3.0 prerequisite GPA during their first three years of college.
- If accepted students do not maintain a 3.25 GPA or a 3.0 prerequisite GPA, they will be dismissed from the accelerated pathway program and will be eligible to apply for traditional admission to the MSAT program, as long as all prerequisites are completed.
For best consideration, applications should be submitted by January 1 for fall admission
Our students take part in exciting clinical experiences at SUNY Brockport and other colleges, high schools, and clinical settings around the greater Rochester area.
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics projects athletic training to grow 23% by 2030. Athletic trainers typically work in professional sports, colleges, high schools, sports medicine clinics, the military, and industrial settings.
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