M.S. in Athletic Training
|Requirements (60 credits)|
|AT-520||Introduction to Athletic Training||1|
|AT-520L||Basic Techniques in Athletic Training Lab||1|
|AT-525L||Basic Techniques in Emergency Care Lab||1|
|AT-530||Clinical Skeletal Anatomy||2|
|AT-533||Intro Evidence Based Rsh||1|
|AT-535||Physiology of Physical Activity||2|
|AT-540||Lower Extremity Evaluation and Differential Diagnostic Procedures||2|
|AT-540L||Lower Extremity Evaluation and Differential Diagnostic Laboratory||1|
|AT-545||Therapeutic Interventions I - Modalities||2|
|AT-545L||Therapeutic Modalities Laboratory||1|
|AT-550||Pathomechanics and Ergonomic Considerations in Physical Activity||2|
|AT-555||Clinical Experience I||2|
|AT-560||Upper Extremity Evaluation and Differential Diagnostic Procedures||2|
|AT-560L||Upper Extremity Evaluation and Differential Diagnostic Laboratory||1|
|AT-565||Therapeutic Interventions II - Rehabilitation||2|
|AT-565L||Therapeutic Rehabilitation Laboratory||1|
|AT-570||Nutrition for Health and Sport||2|
|AT-575||Clinical Experience II||2|
|AT-620||Axial Skeleton and Organ Evaluation and Differential Diagnosis||2|
|AT-620L||Axial Skeleton and Organ Evaluation and Differential Diagnosis Laboratory||1|
|AT-625||Pathology of Illness and Injury||3|
|AT-630||Psycho-Social Aspects of Illness and Injury||2|
|AT-580||Creating Evidence Based Research I||1|
|AT-635||Clinical Experience III||1|
|AT-640||Legal and Ethical Aspects of Healthcare||2|
|AT-645||Therapeutic Interventions III - Pharmacological and Ergogenic Aids||3|
|AT-650||Creating Evidence Based Research III||2|
|AT-655||Clinical Experience IV||3|
|AT-665||Collecting and Presenting Evidence Based Research||1|
|AT-670||Seminar in Athletic Training||2|
|AT-675||Clinical Experience V||4|
Bachelor’s degree: All applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
Grade Point Average: Have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale and a minimum GPA of 3.0 in prerequisite courses.
Prerequisites: Successfully complete the following prerequisite courses with a grade of C or better: Human Anatomy & Physiology (1 & 2), Biology, Chemistry, Physics, General Psychology, Medical Terminology, and Statistics. Note: all science courses must have a laboratory component.
Clinical Observation Hours: Have a minimum of 50 hours of shadowing/clinical experience under the direction of a certified and state licensed athletic trainer. Clinical observation hours must be complete upon matriculation.
Two letters of recommendation: Submit two recommendation forms (through ATCAS), with one from a certified athletic trainer with whom the student completed his/her shadowing/clinical experience.
Letter of Intent: Students will submit a letter of intent detailing their desire for entry into the MSAT at Monmouth University. Also included in this letter will be a description of how they became interested in the profession of athletic training and their goals for attaining and utilizing the degree in the future.
Technical Standards: Possess essential skills, abilities, and aptitudes, known as technical standards, necessary to complete the program's curriculum. Applicants who can meet these requirements with reasonable accommodations are encouraged to speak to the Department of Disability Services for Students (email: email@example.com or phone: 732-571-3460). The essential skills required include: Observation, Communication, Sensory and Motor, Intellectual-Conceptual, Integrative, and Quantitative Abilities, and Behavioral and Social Attributes.
Interview: Complete a personal interview with the MSAT Admissions Committee.
Program Specific Requirements: The profession of athletic training is concerned with the safety and well-being of all people. Athletic trainers work with diverse populations, who may be susceptible to abuse. State licensure and practice acts require that all licensed athletic trainers are compliant with federal/state background checks, fingerprints and in some cases random drug testing. Prior to Matriculation: All students will satisfactorily complete a background check. Prior to Clinical Practice: All students are required to obtain fingerprints and health information/immunizations as required by each clinical site.