Clinical Athletic Training (M.S.)
BU's clinical athletic training graduate program prepares students to function as health care providers in injury prevention, recognition and treatment.
This two-year entry-level program follows a competency-based approach in preparing students to think conceptually and analytically. The clinical athletic training program is open to all students who have completed a bachelor's degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0 in a related field and who meet the admission criteria.
BU offers clinical athletic training accredited at the master's entry-level. The curriculum is designed for full-time students to attend three semesters in the first year and two semesters in the second and final year. A total of 48 credits is needed to earn a M.S. in Clinical Athletic Training.
The Focus ...
Clinical athletic training is designed to inspire and develop future athletic trainers through highly-ranked education. This program prepares entry-level athletic trainers for specific competencies in:
- risk management and injury prevention
- pathology of injuries and illnesses
- assessment and evaluation of injuries
- acute care of injury and illness
- therapeutic modalities
- general medical conditions and disabilities
- nutritional aspects of injury and illness
- psychosocial intervention and referral
- health care administration and professional development