Jul 10, 2020  
In Progress 2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
In Progress 2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Athletic Training (M.S.)



This curriculum will provide theoretical and clinical application experience in the five professional practice domains of Athletic Training: injury/illness prevention and wellness protection, clinical evaluation and diagnosis, immediate and emergency care, treatment and rehabilitation, and organizational and professional health and well-being. 

Graduates will use research, innovative methods, and evidence-based healthcare practices with their clients in secondary schools, colleges and universities, hospitals, clinics, industry, military, and the performing arts.

Required Courses (57-63 hours)


The Master of Science in Athletic Training


Students interested in the Masters of Science in Athletic Training professional graduate program can enter the program in one of the following ways:

1. The 5-year master’s program. Current Kansas State University students can apply after completion of 90 or more credits from Kansas State University or the transfer equivalent credits that includes all pre-requisite courses listed below.

2. Post-Baccalaureate. Students can apply after graduation, or with verification of graduation, from a baccalaureate degree program from an accredited institution and completion of all pre-requisite courses.

Acceptance into the 5-year Master’s program is a selective process and requires a minimum 3.25 GPA, submission of a complete application packet, admission to the graduate school, three letters of recommendation, statement of objectives, copies of transcripts, GRE score to meet the requirements of the Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health, verified completion of 25 observation hours under the supervision of a Certified Athletic Trainer, and participating in an interview in the spring of their application year. And verified completion of the pre-requisite courses at Kansas State University or the transfer equivalent of the pre-requisite courses.

Students accepted into the 5-year MSAT program will be considered graduate students in the fall semester following their acceptance into the MSAT Program. This may impact undergraduate financial aid, tuition assistance and undergraduate scholarships.

The Post-Baccalaureate admission will require a BA or BS from an accredited institution, a minimum 3.0 GPA, submission of a complete application packet, admission to the graduate school, three letters of recommendation, statement of objectives, copies of transcripts, GRE score to meet the requirements of the Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health, verified completion of 25 hours of observation of a certified athletic trainer, and verified completion of the pre-requisite courses at Kansas State University or the transfer equivalent of the following pre-requisite courses: 

Pre-requisite Courses
PSYCH 110, Gen Psychology

STAT 325, Intro. to Statistics

BIOL 198, Principles of Biology

FNDH 320, Care and Prevention

FNDH 132, Basic Nutrition

PHYS 113, General Physics I with lab

CHM 210, Chemistry I with lab 

KIN 330, Biomechanics 

KIN 335, Exercise Physiology, and,

Human Anatomy and Physiology with lab (8 hours)

Choose one of the following:
BIOL 341, Human Body I (4hr) and BIOL 342, Human Body II (4hr)

KIN 360, Anatomy and Physiology (8hr)

Total hours required: 57-63