Program Requirements

General Program Requirements:
Number of Credits Required to Earn the Degree: 36

Required Courses:

Year 1
FallCredit Hours
HRPR 5001Current and Emerging Issues in Public Health and Health Professions10
KINS 8601Research Appraisal and Clinical Application3
KINS 8602Clinical Grand Rounds I: Lower Extremity3
 Term Credit Hours6
Spring
KINS 8603Clinical Grand Rounds II: Upper Extremity3
KINS 8604Evidence Based Decision Making in Athletic Training3
 Term Credit Hours6
Summer
KINS 5808Advanced Sport Concussion23
Leadership and Ethics course3
 Term Credit Hours6
Year 2
Fall
KINS 8344Rehabilitation Methods and Techniques for Sports-Related Injuries3
Elective3
 Term Credit Hours6
Spring
KINS 5808Advanced Sport Concussion23
KINS 8343Orthopedics in Athletic Training/Sports Medicine3
 Term Credit Hours6
Summer
Capstone Project6
 Term Credit Hours6
 Total Credit Hours: 36

Culminating Events:
Capstone Project:
Students are assigned a faculty advisor to guide the Capstone Project, which must be grounded in evidence-based practice. The doctoral capstone is developed over a series of academic terms. Outcomes from the Capstone Project are expected to be incorporated into clinical practice.