Graduate Programs

Master’s of Athletic Training

The program is designed to provide structured didactic (classroom) and clinical experiences to prepare a student for an entry-level position in athletic training. Athletic Training is an allied health field recognized by the American Medical Association. Certified Athletic Trainers specialize in the prevention, recognition, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries caused by physical activity. Students can complete this program as a stand-alone master’s degree or as part of an accelerated 5-year Bachelor’s in Exercise & Sports Science and Master of Athletic Training.

Doctor of Nursing Practice

The Doctor of Nursing Practice program prepares nurses for a career as a Nurse Practitioner or provides an opportunity for APRNs to advance their career. For nurses entering the BSN to DNP program options, some foundation courses are offered in a hybrid format, while the core courses are offered in state-of-the-art classroom and laboratory facilities. The in-person courses allow students to interact with faculty in the learning process and get immediate feedback in laboratory, advanced skills, and diagnostic activities. Another unique feature of the program is that all clinical rotations are selected and assigned by program faculty. Currently, the program offers the following full-time BSN to DNP clinical options:

  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Nurse Practitioner

MSN to DNP option is available for APRNS that hold a master’s degree and meet other program admission requirements. This option can be completed primarily online in 6 part-time semesters.

Master’s of Speech-Language Pathology

The Master of Science degree in speech-language pathology provides a comprehensive educational experience consisting of academic coursework, clinical training and research opportunities that prepare students to evaluate, treat and conduct research with persons with communication and swallowing disorders in any professional setting. Graduates of the program are employed in public and private schools, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, private practices, and other settings.

Certificate in Health Care Delivery Sciences

This program is offered as an online graduate certificate or as a track within the MBA program. Content includes a wide range of topics, including population health, quality improvement, health information technology, ethics, and social determinants of health. This program helps recent graduates as well as mid-career professionals better understand the US Healthcare system.