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Department of Kinesiology

MSAT Curriculum

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The Fresno State Master of Science in Athletic Training is a professional-level athletic training program intended for students that have completed a prior Bachelor's Degree but are not yet eligible to take the Board of Certification Examination.

Applicants may find it helpful to complete a degree in a related field (e.g., General Kinesiology, Exercise Science); however, it is not required as long s the prerequisites (listed below) are met. 

Please see the Admissions page for full prerequisite information.

Total Units = 30

Fall year 1 course list
Fall Year 1 Course Units (15)
AT 202 Foundations of Athletic Training 1
AT 204 Documentation & Medical Terminology 1
AT 212 Anatomy, Evaluation, and Treatment of the Lower Extremity 8
AT 216 Research Methods in Athletic Training I 2
AT 251 Clinical Practicum I 3
Spring year 1 course list
Spring Year 1 Course Units (15)
AT 222 Anatomy, Evaluation, and Treatment of the Upper Extremity 6
AT 224 General Medical Conditions & Pharmacology 2
AT 226 Research Methods in Athletic Training II 2
AT 228 Policies & Procedures in Athletic Training 2
AT 252 Clinical Practicum II 3

Total Units = 30

Note: Classes meet face to face first 8 weeks, immersive clinical with limited online coursework second 8 weeks

Fall year 2 course list
Fall Year 2 Course Units (15)
AT 232 Anatomy, Evaluation, and Treatment of the Spine 3
AT 234 Catastrophic Injury in Athletic Training 3
 AT 238 BOC Exam Prep Seminar 1
AT 253 Clinical Practicum III 6
AT 296S Current Concepts in AT (or Thesis/Project hours) 3

 

Note: Immersive clinical with limited online coursework first 8 weeks, classes meet face to face second 8 weeks

Spring year 2 course list
Spring Year 2 Course Units (15)
AT 242 Prevention and Wellness 2
AT 244 Psychological Aspects of Injury & Rehabilitation 2
AT 248 Professional Practice in Athletic Training 2
AT 254 Clinical Practicum IV 6
AT 297S Current Concepts in AT (or Thesis/Project hours) 3