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

Bloomsburg University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The program has been placed on Probation as of February 23, 2018, by the CAATE, 6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100, Austin, TX 78731-3101.


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