BS/MS Combined Program

College

  • East Falls Campus
  • College of Rehabilitation Sciences

Degree Earned

Program Length

5 years

Program Type

  • On Campus

Prerequisites

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Contact Information

Program

Name: Kelly Pagnotta
Positions:
  • Program Director
  • Assistant Professor
Position: Division of Athletic Training

Jefferson - East Falls Campus
4201 Henry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144

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This program is designed to help meet the growing demand for professional Certified Athletic Trainers (AT). The athletic training program is constructed to prepare highly motivated students with an interest in the medical field to sit for the Board of Certification (BOC) for athletic trainers examination upon graduation.

Curriculum

Total Credit Hours: 163-164

For information about the program's prerequisite courses, visit the Applying page.

Fall

  • Pathways Seminar
  • Writing I
  • Biology I Lecture and Lab
  • Topics in American Studies
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Introduction to Psychology

Spring

  • American Diversity
  • Writing Seminar II: Multimedia Communication
  •  Chemistry I Lecture & Lab
  • Developmental Psychology
  •  Applied Statistics Intro to Health Professions

Fall

  • Global Diversity
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology I Lecture and Lab
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Free Elective

Spring

  • Ethics
  • Nutrition
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology II Lecture and Lab
  • Introduction to Health Care
  • Concepts in Fitness and Wellness

Fall

  • Ethics
  • Nutrition
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology II Lecture and Lab
  • Introduction to Health Care
  • Concepts in Fitness and Wellness

Spring

  • Philosophies of the Good Life 
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Medical Terminology & Documentation
  • Research Methods
  • Free elective

Fall

  • Functional Human Anatomy
  • Emergency Care
  • Fundamentals of Athletic Training
  • Basics of Rehabilitation
  • Practicum in Athletic Training I
  • Medical & Professional Ethics

Spring

  • Prevention, Evaluation and Treatment of Athletic Injuries I (Upper Extremity)
  • Therapeutic Modalities
  • Human Physiology
  • Motor Control and Human Movement
  • Practicum in Athletic Training II

Summer

  • Specialty Practicum in Athletic Training
  • Research and Collaborative Practice 1

 

Fall

  • Prevention, Evaluation and Treatment of Athletic Injuries II (Lower Extremity)
  • Organization and Administration in Athletic Training
  • Practicum in Athletic Training III
  • General Medical Condition and Pharmacology in Athletic Training
  • Research/Collaborative Project I

Spring

  • Prevention, Evaluation and Treatment of Athletic Injuries III (Spine and advanced techniques)
  • Psychological Aspects of Injury and Rehabilitation
  • Professional Topics in Athletic Training
  • Practicum in Athletic Training IV
  • Research/Collaborative Project II