Program Aggregate Data
Within the past three years:
- 95% graduation rate within 2 years
- 95% retention rate
- 100% of students receiving programmatic financial support
- Graduate assistantships in Temple University Athletics, Campus Recreation, local high schools
- Teaching assistantships in the Department of Kinesiology
- 100% of program graduates have gained employment in Athletic Training or a related field
- Employment settings include: high school, college, clinic and hospital settings; the military; physician extender positions and entrance into doctoral programs
Within the past five years:
- 100% of graduates completed and defended a master’s research project
- 100% of graduates presented at the college, local, state and/or national level
- 20 publications in peer-reviewed journals
- Critically evaluate research evidence.
- Create and complete a research project.
- Present and defend results of an independent research project.
- Demonstrate professional skills in clinical practice by attending and/or presenting at local, state or national conferences.
- Discuss advanced concepts in brain injury and sensorimotor control systems.
Student Learning Outcomes
1. Students will critically evaluate research evidence, including
- writing a comprehensive literature review as a part of their master’s project;
- presenting and moderate a Journal Club discussion; and
- critically analyzing research articles related to their project topics.
2. Students will create and complete a research project, including
- designing project methods;
- writing the project methodology; and
- completing CITI Human Subjects training.
- First-year students will formally propose their independent research project at the end of the spring semester.
- Faculty research mentor will evaluate students and the close of each semester.
3. Students will present and defend the results of an independent research project.
- Second-year students will formally defend their independent research project at the end of the spring semester.
4. Students will demonstrate professional skills in clinical practice and by attending and/or presenting at local, state or national conferences.
- All students will set and meet individual clinical practice goals on a semesterly basis.
- Second-year students will present and demonstrate an evidence-based rehabilitation technique.
- All students will attend a clinical in-service on a semesterly basis.
- Upon graduation, students will present their independent research project at a local, state, region or national conference.
- Upon graduation, students will publish their research in a peer-reviewed journal.
5. Students will discuss advanced concepts in brain injury and sensorimotor control systems.
- First-year students will describe the nervous system in regards to function, components and organization.
- Upon graduation, students will identify an advanced comfort level with brain injury evaluation techniques.
- Upon graduation, students will identify an advanced comfort level with sensorimotor control function as it relates to injury.