Master of Science in Athletic Training

College

College of Rehabilitation Sciences

Degree

Master of Science

Duration

2 Years

Campus

East Falls

Format

On Campus

Contact Information

Program

Name: Kelly Pagnotta
Positions:
  • Program Director
  • Associate 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 meet the growing demand for Athletic Trainers (ATs). The athletic training program is aimed at students who have graduated with their bachelor's degrees. The program is constructed to prepare highly motivated students with an interest in the medical field to sit for the Board of Certification (BOC) examination upon graduation.

Curriculum

Total Credit Hours: 65

Fall 1

  • Emergency Care 
  • Scientific Inquiry and Writing
  • Fundamentals of Athletic Training 
  • Basics of Rehabilitation
  • Functional Human Anatomy

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 II

Summer

  • Specialty Practicum in Athletic Training *Immersive Clinical
  • Research/Collaborative Project I (Asynchronous online course)

Fall 1

  • Practicum in Athletic Training III 

Fall 2

  • Prevention, Evaluation and Treatment of Athletic Injuries II (Lower Extremity) 
  • Strength and Conditioning 
  • Organization and Administration in Athletic Training 
  • General Medical Conditions and Pharmacology in Athletic Training 

Spring 1

  • Practicum in Athletic Training IV

Spring 2

  • Prevention, Evaluation and Treatment of Athletic Injuries III (Spine and Advanced Techniques) 
  • Psychological Aspects of Injury and Rehabilitation
  • Special Topics in Athletic Training 
  • Research/Collaborative Project II