Master of Science in Athletic Training
Our CAATE accredited BS in Athletic Training is in the process of moving to a Master’s of Science in Athletic Training as of Fall 2014. We are submitting paperwork to CAATE to validate the change to a MS-AT program. We will have a full site visit in Fall 2019.
Our MS in Athletic Training will provide you with the knowledge and skills to earn your master's degree, and prepare you to be eligible to sit for the BOC Certification Exam to become a certified athletic trainer.
Certified athletic trainers are medical experts in preventing, recognizing, managing, and rehabilitating injuries from physical activity.
Receiving your Master of Science in Athletic Training from Northern Arizona University will prepare you to:
- pass the national Board of Certification (BOC) examination to become a Certified Athletic Trainer The BOC exam for the MS in Athletic Training will be the same exam used for the BS in Athletic Training. CLICK HERE to see first time pass rates on BOC exam for our previous Bachelor's students!
- succeed in the real world through clinical proficiencies courses with athletes, athletic trainers, physicians and therapists
- be exemplary at the state, district, and national levels through your skills and high standard of ethics
- be a leader in sports medicine allied healthcare professions
Degree progression plan
This degree consists of at least 58 credit hours. Get an idea of what your course schedule will look like with the graduate program of study.
You can find even more details on the ATEP’s graduate degree program in our Student Handbook and Code of Ethics.