Curriculum

The entry-level Master of Athletic Training degree (MAT) is a 51 semester-hour program; an optional
three semester-hour internship is also available. 

The required courses in the program are:

 

Professional Education: 26 SH
ATTR 501 Foundations of Athletic Training Practice 3
ATTR 511/ESS 411 Topics in Athletic Training 1
ATTR 515  Administration of Athletic Training Services 3
ATTR 530/ESS 330 Therapeutic Modalities 3
ATTR 535/ESS 335 Therapeutic Exercise 3
ATTR 541/ESS 240 Ethics and Psychosocial Aspects of Sport 3
ATTR 546/ESS 246 Medical Considerations in Athletics  3
ATTR 547/ESS 247  Pharmacology in Athletic Training 1
ATTR 551/ESS 251  Musculoskeletal Evaluation: Upper Extremity 3
ATTR 553/ESS 253 Musculoskeletal Evaluation: Lower Extremity 3
 
Clinical & Field Experience: 16 SH
ATTR 570 Field Experience 1
ATTR 571 Clinical Module I 3
ATTR 572 Clinical Module II 3
ATTR 573 Clinical Module III 3
ATTR 574 Clinical Module IV 3
ATTR 575 Clinical Module V 3
 
Research, Assessment & Teaching: 9 SH
ATTR 540 Research Methods in Human Performance 3
ATTR 543 Teaching and Research Practicum 3
STAT 520 Statistics 3

 



The prescribed sequence of courses in the program is:

 

Summer 1AT

ATTR 501 – Foundations of Athletic Training Practice (3)
ATTR 570 – Field Experience (1)


Year I

Fall

January

Spring

ATTR 551 – Musculoskeletal Assessment: Upper Extremity (3)

ATTR 541 - Ethics and Psychosocial Aspects of Sport (3)

ATTR 530 – Therapeutic Modalities (3)

ATTR 535 – Therapeutic Exercise (3)

 

ATTR 553 – Musculoskeletal Assessment: Lower Extremity (3)

ATTR 571 – Clinical Module I (3)

 

ATTR 572 – Clinical Module II (3)

   
ATTR 546 –Medical Considerations in Athletics (3)

Summer 2AT

ATTR 573 – Clinical Module III (3)
ATTR 515 – Administration of Athletic Training Services (3)



Year II
Fall January Spring
ATTR 540 – Research Methods in Human Performance (3)

ATTR 579 – Internship in Athletic Training (3) – Optional

OR

ATTR 575 – Clinical Module V (3)

(Preferred over Internship)

ATTR 543 – Teaching and Research Practicum (3)
STAT 520 – Statistics (3)

 

ATTR 511 – Topics in Athletic Training (1)
ATTR 574 – Clinical Module IV (3)
 

ATTR 547 – Pharmacology for Allied Health (1)

 

 


 

*The Manchester University Master of Athletic Training program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).


 
 
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