Athletic Training (Master's Degree)
As an athletic training graduate student, you’ll experience what it’s like to be engaged in the field through studies and fieldwork focused on prevention, examination, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. In our athletic training concentration, you’ll be able to choose an area of focus within the industry, including athletic training administration, athletic training professional preparation, or athletic training rehabilitation.
Athletic training administration is designed for athletic health care professionals who wish to pursue or advance a career as a head or assistant athletic trainer in numerous settings through enhanced knowledge of managerial and supervisory strategies as well as ethics, public relations, facility design, marketing, and legal issues.
Athletic training professional preparation is designed for athletic health care professionals who are interested in athletic training education and student learning. This track is intended to enhance the knowledge of future athletic training program directors, clinical coordinators, and approved clinical instructors within an athletic training education program.
The athletic training rehabilitation track is for athletic health care professionals who are passionate about athletic reconditioning, rehabilitation, and functional return of the physically active person. Through this focus, you’ll enhance skills and knowledge in areas of strength and conditioning, advanced therapeutic exercise, therapeutic modalities, and exercise physiology.