Pharmacy, Natural & Health Sciences

Master of Athletic Training

Athletic Training

Master of Athletic Training Curriculum

The 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
2
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 for the Physically Active
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
Athletic Training Skills Laboratory
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
Statistical Methods
3

The prescribed sequence of courses in the program is:

Summer 1AT

ATTR 501 – Foundations of Athletic Training Practice (3)
ATTR 570 – Athletic Training Skills Laboratory (1)


Year I

Fall

January

Spring

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

ATTR 535 – Therapeutic Exercise (3)

ATTR 551 – Musculoskeletal Assessment: Upper Extremity (3)

 

ATTR 553 – Musculoskeletal Assessment: Lower Extremity (3)

ATTR 530 – Therapeutic Modalities (3)

 

ATTR 572 – Clinical Module II (3)

ATTR 571 – Clinical Module I (3)
 
ATTR 546 –Medical Considerations for the Physically Active (3)
 
 
 ATTR 547 – Pharmacology for Allied Health (1)

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 543 – Teaching and Research Practicum (3)

STAT 520 – Statistics (3)

 

ATTR 575 – Clinical Module V (3)
ATTR 574 – Clinical Module IV (3)
 

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

 ATTR 511 – Topics in Athletic Training (2)
 
 

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