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Master of Science in Athletic Training: Curriculum

The Master of Science in Athletic Training program requires a minimum of 38 semester credit hours, including 25 credits in athletic training and related coursework. The remaining 13 credits are taken in related research oriented course work.

Get a description of each of Cal U's athletic training courses from our Course Catalog.

Below is the framework of courses to earn your degree. 

Summer 1 - 10 Weeks
Course NameCredits
ATE 800 Methods of Research in the Allied Health Professions3
EDP 600 Statistical Methods3

Summer 2 – Second Five Weeks
Course NameCredits
ATE 700 Gross Anatomy of the Extremities w/Lab4

Fall Semester
Course NameCredits
ATE 701 Technology in Athletic Training3
ATE 770 Athletic Training Practicum3
ATE 780 Research Applications in Athletic Training3
PRF 710 Performance Enhancement in Physical Activity3

Spring Semester
Course NameCredits
ATE 745 Contemporary Issues in Athletic Training3
PRF 750 Performance Enhancement Program Design3
PRF 760 Leadership and Professional Development3
ATE 820 Athletic Training Research Project OR
RES 849 Master’s Thesis