Master of Science in Athletic Training

College

  • East Falls Campus
  • College of Rehabilitation Sciences

Degree Earned

  • Master of Science

Program Type

  • On Campus

Program Length

2 years

Prerequisites

BA or BS |  Learn More

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 (ATC). The athletic training program is constructed to prepare highly motivated students with an interest in the medical field to sit for the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification (BOC) examination upon graduation.

Curriculum

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

Total Credit Hours: 66

Fall 1

  • Functional Human Anatomy 
  • Emergency Medical Technician 
  • Current Concepts in Emergency Care for Athletic Training
  • Scientific Inquiry and Writing
  • Fundamentals of Athletic Training 
  • Basics of Rehabilitation

Fall 2

  • Practicum in Athletic Training I

Spring 1

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

Spring 2

  • Practicum in Athletic Training I

Summer

  • Specialty Practicum in Athletic Training
  • Research/Collaborative Project I

Fall 1

  • Practicum in Athletic Training III 

Fall 2

  • Prevention, Evaluation and Treatment of Athletic Injuries II (Lower Extremity) 
  • Organization and Administration in Athletic Training 
  • Special Topics in Athletic Training 
  • Strength and Conditioning 

Spring 1

  • Practicum in Athletic Training IV

Spring 2

  • Prevention, Evaluation and Treatment of Athletic Injuries III (Spine and Advanced Techniques) 
  • General Medical Conditions and Pharmacology in Athletic Training 
  • Social and Psychological Aspects of Physical Activity 
  • Research/Collaborative Project II