Master of Athletic Training Courses

MAT Courses Sequence Credit Hours
AT 5000 Fundamentals of Athletic Training
A study of injuries common to athletic participants and the prevention and care of such injuries and application of the principles (e.g. taping, bracing, splinting, etc.) and techniques involved in the advanced administration of first aid, cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and automated external defibrillators (AEDs). Students will earn American Red Cross certifications.
1st Summer 4
AT 5010 Athletic Training Clinical Experience I (Immersive)
This course provides clinical experience supervised by a Clinical Preceptor in an athletic training setting. Emphasis will be placed on advanced first aid and CPR with AED, spine boarding, emergency action plan implementation, and heat and environmental related conditions (e.g. sudden illnesses, drug overdose, anaphylaxis, etc.).
1st Summer 1
AT 5450 Therapeutic Modalities
This course is designed to provide an overview of the theory, application, and knowledge of therapeutic modalities. The use of heat, cold, electrical, and other treatments (e.g. massage, manual therapy, etc.) will be explored.
1st Fall 4
AT 5400 Physical Examination of the Lower Extremity
An in-depth study of the lower extremities including skills used to evaluate, treat and manage athletic injuries. Cross listed with HHP 4400.
1st Fall 4
AT 5100 Anatomical Dissection
An anatomical dissection course that gives students the hands-on experience with skeletal, muscular, nervous systems, and special senses.
1st Fall 2
AT 5020 Athletic Training Clinical Experience II
This course provides clinical experience supervised by a Clinical Preceptor in an athletic training setting. Emphasis will be placed on taping and wrapping of athletic injuries and protective equipment fitting and maintenance.
1st Fall 3
HHP 4990 Senior Capstone (for 3+2 students only) 1st Spring 1
AT 5030 Athletic Training Clinical Experience III
This course provides clinical experience supervised by a Clinical Preceptor in an athletic training setting. Emphasis will be placed on recognition and evaluation of lower extremity injuries, and therapeutic modalities.
1st Spring 3
AT 5510 Research and Statistics in Evidence-Based Practice (8-weeks)
This course provides an introduction to research and statistics including evidence-based practice.
1st Spring 2
AT 5520 Research in Athletic Training I (8-weeks)
Research in Athletic Training is designed for graduate students to develop an understanding of the research process and the rationales for basic behavioral statistics in the field of athletic training. This class will focus on the creation of a research proposal for athletic training and on developing reading, writing, and practical skills to interpret and conduct research.
1st Spring 2
AT 5330 Health Assessment
This course will provide skills required to conduct a holistic health assessment through comprehensive analysis of a patient's health status across the age continuum. Topics include dermatological, cardiovascular, ear, nose and throat, neurological, respiratory, musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal, renal and urogenital, endocrine and metabolic systems, and psychological medical disorders. Cross listed with HHP 4330.
1st Spring 3
AT 5330L Health Assessment Lab
This course will provide time to master hands on skills required to conduct a holistic health assessment through comprehensive analysis of a patient's health status across the age continuum.
1st Spring 1
AT 5410 Physical Examination of the Upper Extremity
An in-depth study of the upper extremities including skills used to evaluate, treat and manage athletic injuries. Cross listed with HHP 4410.
1st Spring 4
AT 5040 Athletic Training Clinical Experience IV
This course provides clinical experience supervised by a Clinical Preceptor in an athletic training setting. Emphasis will be placed on psychosocial intervention and referral and medical conditions and disabilities.
2nd Summer 2
AT 5600 Rehabilitation of Athletic Injuries
This course involves learning essential components of a rehabilitation program including principles of therapeutic exercises, rehabilitation techniques and special therapeutic techniques.
2nd Summer 4
AT 5530 Research in Athletic Training II
This course is designed to help students advance their understanding of the research process and the rationales for basic behavioral statistics. This class will focus on developing skills to conduct a research study, analyze results, and complete the research paper. Students will present their research proposal to recruit subjects, give an informal elevator speech regarding the state of their research project, and at the end of the course, formally present their research.
2nd Fall 2
AT 5050 Athletic Training Clinical Experience V (Immersive)
This course provides clinical experience supervised by a Clinical Preceptor in an athletic training setting. Emphasis is placed on Rehabilitation and upper extremity evaluation.
2nd Fall 4
AT 5700 Pharmacology and Nutrition
This course is designed to provide an extensive framework of knowledge through the study of medications and nutrition. Students will study drugs according to classifications including characteristics of typical drugs, their purposes, side effects, precautions or contraindications, and interactions and the recommendations to patients on nutrients.
2nd Fall 3
AT 5350 Organization and Administration of Athletic Training
This course is designed to help students learn organizational and administrative principles and apply them to the field of athletic training. It will address emergency care situations in respect to proper record keeping, facility management, and scheduling of medical staff and equipment. In addition, an in-depth exploration of the requirements set forth by OSHA and other federal agencies will be incorporated into each learning environment.
2nd Fall 3
AT 5990 Athletic Training Graduate Seminar
This course is designed to give athletic training students a specialty certification in clinical aspects of the profession.
2nd Spring 1
AT 5980 Athletic Training Examination Preparation
This course is designed to provide a structured environment to prepare students to take the board of certification examination.
2nd Spring 2
AT 5060 Athletic Training Clinical Experience VI
This course provides clinical experience supervised by a Clinical Preceptor in an athletic training setting. Emphasis is placed on pharmacology, nutritional aspects of injury and illness, and health care administration and professional development.
2nd Spring 4
Total   58
Capstone (for 3+2 students only) 1st Spring 1
Total for 3+2 students   59