Why Study Athletic Training?
The Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) is a two year full-time program for students interested in a career as an Athletic Trainer. Students in our program will participate in comprehensive clinical experiences, including more than 16 weeks of immersive experiences in a variety of local medical settings and anticipated settings nationwide and globally.
The lab facilities are designed specifically for Athletic Training. Students are provided interprofessional opportunities with the Physician Assistant Program and the Nursing Program. The curriculum prepares students to sit for the Board of Certification (BOC) exam.
General Admission Requirements
Applicants to the Master of Science in Athletic Training program usually have a bachelor’s degree in exercise science, or a health sciences field. They must have at least one year of Anatomy and Physiology, one Biology course, one Chemistry course, one Physics course, an Introduction to Statistics course and an Introduction to Psychology course from an accredited institution. Other individuals are encouraged to apply with the understanding that they must take various undergraduate courses as prerequisites.
Students must complete a minimum of 50 athletic training experience hours prior to the completion of the Pre-Professional Phase of the program. Students may complete these hours at King’s College or at an off-campus location (upon approval by the Athletic Training Program Clinical Education Coordinator).