Master of Science in Athletic Training


Commission on Accreditation Athletic TrainingLasell College offers a degree pathway for students to complete a Master of Science in Athletic Training in conjunction with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science or Health Science. Students have the option of completing a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science or Health Science in a 3-year accelerated format or a traditional 4-year format.

The Master of Science in Athletic Training is a 2-year professional program composed of 63 graduate credits including 5- clinical education experiences.

Why MS in Athletic Tranining?

Beginning in 2022, students must enroll in a CAATE accredited graduate program to be eligible to sit for the Board of Certification (BOC) exam. Lasell is taking a forward-thinking approach by proactively transitioning our program to a Masters of Science in Athletic Training. 

Lasell's courses are taught by industry leaders with years of experience in Athletic Training, Nutrition, Fitness and Health Science. Our curriculum takes a holistic approach to Athletic Training in our brand-new Science and Technology center with specially designed health and biology labs and strength and conditioning rooms.


Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

MSAT 701

Functional Anatomy


MSAT 702

Diagnostic Procedures


MSAT 703

Orthopedic Assessment and Diagnosis I


MSAT 704

Orthopedic Assessment and Diagnosis II


MSAT 705

Prevention and Health Promotion


MSAT 707

Emergency Response and Care


MSAT 710

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation I


MSAT 711

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation II


MSAT 721

Integrated Clinical Experience I


MSAT 722

Integrated Clinical Experience II


MSAT 723

Immersive Clinical Experience I


MSAT 724

Immersive Clinical Experience II


MSAT 725

Immersive Clinical Experience III


MSAT 700

Professional Behaviors and Evidence Based Practice


RSCI 715

Advanced Pathophysiology and Epidemiology


PSYC 714

Behavioral and Mental Health


RSCI 717

Healthcare Leadership and Quality Assurance 


RSCI 704

Concepts and Application of Manual Therapy


RSCI 713



RSCI 780

Quantitative and Qualitative Research


RSCI 781



Core Credits Required: 63

Students enrolled in Lasell College's undergraduate programs in health science and exercise science will meet all pre-requisite  requirements to start the graduate program.

MS in Athletic Training pre-requisite requirements: 

  • Biology (with lab)
  • Human Anatomy (with lab)
  • Human Physiology (with lab)
  • Chemistry (with lab)
  • Physics (with lab)
  • Exercise Physiology (with lab)
  • Statistics
  • General Psychology
  • Nutrition


Career Outcomes

Athletic trainers are skilled at prevention, diagnosis, emergent care, and treatment of physical injuries and illnesses.  The demand for these jobs is no longer limited to the athletic population. The rising population of physically active adults, coupled with employers' concerns regarding on-the-job injuries and liability, is building demand in a wider range of settings.  In the following settings, athletic trainers, alongside a team of healthcare professionals, are being hired to provide medical care:Hospitals

  • Colleges and universities
  • Youth sports organizations
  • Industrial settings
  • Law enforcement and security
  • Military
  • Performing arts centers
  • Doctors' offices
  • Secondary schools
  • Professional athletics 

Get Started

The MS in Athletic Training is now accepting applications for the first cohort, which starts in July 2019.

Admission Requirements for two‐year program:

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • Preferred GPA: 3.0
  • A "C" or better in all pre-requisite courses is preferred

Candidates seeking admission to MS in Athletic Training graduate degree programs must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and demonstrate through academic experience the ability to succeed in graduate studies. GRE/GMAT scores are not required for admission. The TOEFL may be waived for international applicants who have earned a bachelor's degree at an accredited college/university in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand or Canada. All other applicants must submit a TOEFL/IELTS score.


  1. Online application
  2. Official transcripts of all college-level coursework*
  3. Two professional letters of recommendation from either faculty or employers
  4. A one page personal statement describing your goals, strengths and potential for achievement in graduate school