First cohort will begin June 2022.
Endicott’s M.S. in Athletic Training program will allow students to gain practical hands-on experience and develop a strong foundation in the discipline through an intensive educational curriculum containing the necessary competencies and proficiencies established by the CAATE 2020 Professional Standards.
All students enrolled in the program will participate in diverse clinical experiences including, collegiate, pediatric, emergency care, orthopedic, primary care, and other specialties, that will prepare students for careers as an Allied Health Professional. Students will be challenged to apply their didactic knowledge with experienced Preceptors who will support their evolving skill development. Students will complete over 53 weeks, over 2000 contact hours, of clinical rotations that will culminate with two rigorous immersive experiences, including a clinical externship. Each immersive experience focuses on enhanced skill acquisition, interprofessional socialization, and transition to practice.
The Athletic Training program explores five key areas:
Injury/illness prevention and wellness protection
Clinical evaluation and diagnosis
Immediate and emergency care
Treatment and rehabilitation
Organization and professional health and wellbeing
Unique features of the program:
- Engage in exciting clinical experiences with knowledgeable preceptors that will support your knowledge and skill development
- Immediately apply your knowledge and skills with high level athletes under the guidance and supervision of team physicians and athletic trainers
- Participate in numerous networking opportunities with a variety of allied health professionals during clinical experiences, conferences, lectures, club activities, alumni events, and panel events.
- Learn innovative techniques while practicing in our state-of-the-art facilities with our experienced and knowledgeable faculty.
- Enhance your resume by adding other certifications and specialties that will enhance your professional value such as: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), American Heart Association Instructor, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), M1 Graston Technique
All candidates must apply online at: endicott.edu/admission/information-for-graduate-students/apply
Applicants should submit the following to Graduate Admission, Endicott College, 376 Hale Street, Beverly, MA 01915:
- Non-refundable $50.00 application fee (check made payable to Endicott College, cash or online) Application fee waived for veteran and military students;
- Two letters of recommendation (one academic reference and one professional reference);
- Official transcripts of all post-secondary academic work sent directly from the institution(s) including confirmation of undergraduate degree, date confirmed, and any other graduate work;
- Essay of 250-500 words on career goals and motivation for graduate study;
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for all students whose native language is not English; minimum score of 550 (paper-based) or 79 (iBT) is required. The institutional code for Endicott College is 3369. Endicott also accepts an IELTS score of 6.0 or better;
- Students must have completed an undergraduate bachelor's degree and have maintained a 3.0 cumulative GPA and completed all prerequisite core coursework with a C+ or better. Prerequisite coursework includes:
- 4 credits of Biology (with lab)
- 4 credits Human Anatomy (with lab)
- 4 credits Human Physiology (with lab)
- 4 credits Chemistry (with lab)
- 4 credits Physics (with lab)
- 4 credits Exercise Physiology (with lab)
- 4 credits Kinesiology/Biomechanics
- Statistics or Research Methods
- General Psychology
- Students must also meet specific requirements including:
- Documented minimum of 30 hours under the direct supervision of a certified athletic trainer.
- Students must hold current certification in BLS Healthcare Provider.
- Students must meet the Technical Standards and expectations with or without accommodations.
International Applicants for Graduate Admission
Endicott College welcomes and encourages applicants from around the world. International applicants are required to hold a college or university degree equivalent to a four-year American baccalaureate degree. Educational documents in a foreign language are required to be translated into English. All transcripts and translations of transcripts must be official originals and must show courses completed, grades received, grading scale, duration of study, degree or diploma received, and the date conferred. Endicott College reserves the right to request verification of the credentials
by an external agency.
International applicants must submit current TOEFL scores when their native language is not English or when their baccalaureate transcript is not from an institution where English is the language of instruction. Once students have been admitted as degree candidates, Endicott College will send detailed instructions about the process for acquiring an Endicott-sponsored student visa.
Program of Study
Upon completion of the program, students will:
- Develop competency in interprofessional socialization and communicate effectively as part of the health care team.
- Model and integrate foundational behaviors of athletic training professional practice.
- Implement critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse within the discipline of athletic training.
- Critically apply the principles of evidenced-based practice for improving patient outcomes.
- Demonstrate competency and proficiency in all domains of athletic training.
MSAT Year One
Summer Session I, First Seven Weeks - Credits: 11MSAT 510 - Regional AnatomyMSAT 506 - Advanced Emergency ManagementMSAT 500 - Fundamentals of Athletic Training
Summer Session I, Second Seven Weeks - Credits: 1MSAT 505 - Medical Terminology (online)
Fall - Credits: 17
(131 credits to confer degree B.S. in Exercise Science)MSAT 520 - Assessment & Diagnosis IMSAT 525 - Therapeutic Interventions IMSAT 508 - Clinical Decision Making IMSAT 515 - PathophysiologyMSAT 511 - Evidenced Based Practice IMSAT 530 - Clinical Education IMSAT 522 - Mechanical Agents
Spring - Credits: 14MSAT 521 - Assessment & Diagnosis IIMSAT 526 - Therapeutic Interventions IIMSAT 509 - Clinical Decision Making IIMSAT 523 - General Medical ConditionsMSAT 512 - Evidence Based Practice IIMSAT 531 - Clinical Education II
MSAT Year One - Total Credits: 43
MSAT Year Two
Summer Session II - Credits: 2MSAT 532 - Clinical Education III
Fall - Credits: 15MSAT 513 - Evidence Based Practice IIIMSAT 602 - Professional Preparation IMSAT 610 - Epidemiology & InformaticsMSAT 615 - Orthopedic AssessmentMSAT 620 - PharmacologyMSAT 640 - Clinical Education ImmersionMSAT 600 - Interprofessional Seminar
Spring - Credits: 12MSAT 630 - Healthcare AdministrationMSAT 675 - CapstoneMSAT 603 - Professional Preparation IIMSAT 645 - Advanced Concepts in Human PerformanceMSAT 670 - Clinical Externship
MSAT Year Two - Total Credits: 29
Total Degree Requirements - 72 credits
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