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Learning Objectives

Master of Athletic Training

The mission of the athletic training program is to prepare students for professional service in a health care setting and provide opportunities for professional assimilation and involvement, while instilling an understanding of the importance of life-long learning. The mission will be achieved through the following goals and learning outcomes.


  • Promote high levels of professional and ethical conduct;
  • Prepare students to successfully challenge the BOC Certification Examination;
  • Prepare students for an entry-level position in athletic training; and
  • Provide unique opportunities for inter-professional education.


  • Demonstrate professional and ethical behaviors;
  • Demonstrate proficiency in prevention, immediate care, and management of injuries;
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform a clinical evaluation and make a clinical diagnosis;
  • Demonstrate the ability to design and carry out treatment, rehabilitation, and reconditioning programs;
  • Understand the importance of professional development and continuing education;
  • Demonstrate the ability to analyze given situations and provide the appropriate response; and
  • Demonstrate the ability to utilize research in clinical practice.