Master of Science in Clinical Athletic Training (M.S.)

Clinical Athletic Training

CAT Program Coordinator
Joseph Hazzard, Ed.D., ATC |

Department of Exercise Science
256 Nelson Field House
Phone: 570-389-4367
Fax: 570-389-5047

Bloomsburg University'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.

Clinical Athletic Training Accreditation

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 athletic training curriculum is designed for full-time students to attend three semesters in the first year and two semesters in the second and final year.

Outcome Data for Board of Certification Pass Rate

A total of 39 credits is needed to earn a M.S. in Clinical Athletic Training.

Required Courses

Course Sequence

Program Faculty

The Athletic Training 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 competencies in:

  • risk management and injury prevention
  • pathology of injuries and illnesses
  • assessment and evaluation of injuries
  • acute care of injury and illness
  • pharmacology
  • therapeutic modalities
  • general medical conditions and disabilities
  • nutritional aspects of injury and illness
  • psychosocial intervention and referral
  • health care administration and professional development