Master of Science in Athletic Training

Overview

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 M.S. in Athletic Training?

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 Master 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.

Curriculum

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

MSAT 701

Functional Anatomy

3

MSAT 702

Diagnostic Procedures

3

MSAT 703

Orthopedic Assessment and Diagnosis I

3

MSAT 704

Orthopedic Assessment and Diagnosis II

3

MSAT 705

Prevention and Health Promotion

3

MSAT 707

Emergency Response and Care

3

MSAT 710

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation I

3

MSAT 711

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation II

3

MSAT 721

Integrated Clinical Experience I

2

MSAT 722

Integrated Clinical Experience II

2

MSAT 723

Immersive Clinical Experience I

3

MSAT 724

Immersive Clinical Experience II

4

MSAT 725

Immersive Clinical Experience III

4

MSAT 700

Professional Behaviors and Evidence Based Practice

3

RSCI 715

Advanced Pathophysiology and Epidemiology

3

PSYC 714

Behavioral and Mental Health

3

RSCI 717

Healthcare Leadership and Quality Assurance 

3

RSCI 704

Concepts and Application of Manual Therapy

3

RSCI 713

Pharmacology

3

RSCI 780

Quantitative and Qualitative Research

3

RSCI 781

Capstone

3

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

Course Schedule

Summer 2019

Course NumberNameFormatInstructorDay/Time
SUMMER 2: 7/3-8/26
MSAT700 Prof Behaviors & Evidence Based Practice Online Eason, Christianne Online
MSAT701 Functional Anatomy Online Sarikas, Stephen Online

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.

Checklist:

  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