Deadline: 1 Oct 2019
Master of Athletic Training majors at Manchester University get practical, hands-on experience that prepare them for jobs. They get teaching experience in Manchester’s program, and they have immediate opportunities for clinical rotation at off-campus locations and with the University’s athletic teams.Manchester stands out from athletic training master’s programs at competitor schools with large enrollments. At Manchester, class sizes are small, affording plenty of personal attention from highly trained, skilled faculty, making sure your questions are answered and lessons are understood.
Goals of the Athletic Training major at Manchester University
The goal of the Master of Athletic Training Program (“the program”) at Manchester University is to prepare qualified entry-level Athletic Trainers for the profession of Athletic Training. Through a curriculum which includes both classroom and clinical, “hands-on” education, the program endeavors to prepare individuals who are educationally well-rounded, critical thinkers, good citizens, and professionally active, as well as competent health care providers.
Objectives of the MAT Program
- To produce quality Athletic Training professionals for potential employment in a variety of health care settings;
- To prepare student to pass the BOC certification examination through a CAATE-accredited educational program;
- To promote professional and ethical conduct at all times in accordance with the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Code of Ethics;
- To provide exemplary classroom and clinical learning environments in which students can develop the appropriate knowledge, skills, and clinical proficiency for an Athletic Training professional.
- Foundations of Athletic Training Practice
- Topics in Athletic Training
- Administration of Athletic Training Services
- Therapeutic Modalities
- Therapeutic Exercise
- Ethics and Psychosocial Aspects of Sport
- Medical Considerations for the Physically Active
- Pharmacology in Athletic Training
- Musculoskeletal Evaluation: Upper Extremity
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
- Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution
- A 3.0 cumulative undergraduate grade point average
- Acceptable reference recommendations
- Completion of Manchester University Health Form and vaccination record
Completion of each of the following undergraduate courses with a minimum grade of C+ (2.30/4.00):
- Human Anatomy with lab (Lecture and lab = at least 4.0 semester hours)
- Human Physiology with lab (Lecture and lab = at least 4.0 semester hours)
- Exercise Physiology with lab (Lecture and lab = at least 4.0 semester hours)
- Principles of Fitness and Exercise Prescription
- General Psychology
- Medical Terminology
Detailed Program Facts
Starting in January 2020
You can apply until: 1 Oct 2019
- For more details please visit program website.