Program Requirements

General Program Requirements:
Number of Credits Required to Earn the Degree: 53

Required Courses:

College Core Course
HRPR 5001Current and Emerging Issues in Public Health and Health Professions 10
M.S.A.T. Core Courses
ATHT 5142Foundations of Athletic Training4
ATHT 5143Orthopedic Assessment I3
ATHT 5244Orthopedic Assessment II3
ATHT 5245General Medical Conditions in Athletic Training4
ATHT 5247Leadership for the Entry-Level Athletic Trainer1
ATHT 5287Practicum in Athletic Training I3
ATHT 5443Organization and Administration in Athletic Training3
ATHT 5444Therapeutic Interventions in Athletic Training5
ATHT 5445Considerations for Healing4
ATHT 5487Practicum in Athletic Training II3
ATHT 5644Applied Research in Athletic Training3
ATHT 5645Board of Certification Examination Preparation2
ATHT 5687Practicum in Athletic Training III2
ATHT 5808Advanced Sport Concussion3
ATHT 5851Current Trends in Athletic Training3
ATHT 5852Transition to Athletic Training Clinical Practice3
ATHT 5888Immersive Clinical Practice in Athletic Training (2 terms)2
ATHT 5988Advanced Immersive Clinical Practice in Athletic Training2
Total Credit Hours53

Recommended Course of Study Outlined by Year and Term

Year 1
Summer IICredit Hours
ATHT 5142Foundations of Athletic Training4
ATHT 5143Orthopedic Assessment I3
HRPR 5001Current and Emerging Issues in Public Health and Health Professions10
 Term Credit Hours7
Fall
ATHT 5244Orthopedic Assessment II3
ATHT 5245General Medical Conditions in Athletic Training4
ATHT 5247Leadership for the Entry-Level Athletic Trainer1
ATHT 5287Practicum in Athletic Training I3
 Term Credit Hours11
Spring
ATHT 5444Therapeutic Interventions in Athletic Training5
ATHT 5445Considerations for Healing4
ATHT 5487Practicum in Athletic Training II3
 Term Credit Hours12
Year 2
Fall
ATHT 5443Organization and Administration in Athletic Training3
ATHT 5644Applied Research in Athletic Training3
ATHT 5645Board of Certification Examination Preparation2
ATHT 5687Practicum in Athletic Training III2
ATHT 5888Immersive Clinical Practice in Athletic Training21
 Term Credit Hours11
Spring
ATHT 5808Advanced Sport Concussion33
ATHT 5851Current Trends in Athletic Training3
ATHT 5852Transition to Athletic Training Clinical Practice3
ATHT 5888Immersive Clinical Practice in Athletic Training41
ATHT 5988Advanced Immersive Clinical Practice in Athletic Training52
 Term Credit Hours12
 Total Credit Hours: 53

Minimum Grade to be Earned for All Required Courses: B-

Culminating Events:
Fieldwork Practica:
Students in the M.S.A.T. program are assigned by the program to a clinical education site and preceptor (i.e., a certified athletic trainer or physician who has successfully completed preceptor training offered by program faculty) each Fall and Spring academic term. Affiliation agreements with over 30 clinical education sites and 60 approved clinical preceptors currently are in place. Immersive clinical education experiences may also be completed outside of the Greater Philadelphia region.