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 Graduate College

Athletic Training (MS)

School of Health, Physical Education and Leisure Services

www.uni.edu/coe/departments/school-health-physical-education-leisure-services/athletic-training/post-professional-m-0
203 Wellness/Recreation Center
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0241

Head: Dr. Doris Corbett
Phone: (319) 273-6475
E-mail: doris.corbett@uni.edu

Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Peter Neibert
Phone: (319) 273-6447
E-mail: peter.neibert@uni.edu


Read the UNI Catalog description:

The Athletic Training Master of Science degree is designed for those who are NATABOC certified athletic trainers who wish further education in treatment and rehabilitation of the physically active.

The Master of Science in Athletic Training degree is designed for post-professionals that hold the BOC credential who wish to further develop their scholarly clinician knowledge and skills.  This program is balanced around didactic, research, and service components focused on: 1) increasing depth and breadth of athletic training subject matter and skills beyond those of the entry-level athletic trainer; 2) enhancing critical thinking to aid knowledge of discipline assumptions and develop understanding of viable alternative assumptions; 3) developing understanding of the theoretical bases of advanced athletic training knowledge and skill; 4) expanding abilities to discover and develop new knowledge; 5) advancing knowledge and skills in preparation for leadership in athletic training; and 6) instilling a responsibility of service to the profession and communities.

Program admission is based on undergraduate GPA, program application materials, and admission to the Graduate College.  Students interested in this program should contact the Division of Athletic Training (within the School of Health, Physical Education, and Leisure Services) for program application materials or for any other admission requirements.  Graduate College information and application for graduate study admission can be found at www.grad.uni.edu/admission.

The Graduate Record Examination (General Test) is not required for admission to the program.

Only graduate courses (course numbers 5000 or above) will apply to a graduate degree, even if the undergraduate course number (4999 or less) is listed. No exceptions will be made.

This degree is offered on a thesis and non-thesis option. A minimum of 36 semester credit hours is required. The thesis option requires 6 hours of AT 6299 (42T:299) and the non-thesis option requires 2 or 3 hours of AT 6299 (42T:299). A minimum of 21 semester hours at the 200/6000-level is required for both the thesis and non-thesis options.

Required:

Athletic Training:

24

AT 6210 (42T:210)

Pathoetiology and Orthopaedic Assessment I

AT 6220 (42T:220)

Pathoetiology and Orthopaedic Assessment II

AT 6240 (42T:230)

Evidence Based Practice I

AT 6250 (42T:240)

Evidence Based Practice II

AT 6260 (42T:250)

Orthopaedic Surgical Interventions

AT 6289 (42T:289)

Seminar in Athletic Training (10 hrs.)

AT 6297 (42T:297)

Practicum (4 hrs.)

Health, Phyical Education and Leisure Services, Interdepartmental:

6

HPELS 6210 (440:210)

Quantitative Methods in HPELS

HPELS 6290 (440:290)

Research Methods for Health, Physical Education and Leisure Services

Research:

2-3 or 6

PEMES 6299 (420:299)

Research

Thesis option (6 hrs.)

Non-thesis option (2-3 hrs.)

Electives:

0 or 3-4

Thesis option (0 hrs.)

Non-thesis option (3-4 hrs.)

Total hours

36