MASTER OF ATHLETIC TRAINING


Dr. Melissa Thomas
Program Director Master of Athletic Training
Associate Professor of Kinesiology
251-442-2324
mthomas@umobile.edu

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Dr. Melissa Thomas
Program Director Master of Athletic Training
Associate Professor of Kinesiology
251.442.2324
mthomas@umobile.edu

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Master of Athletic Training

The University of Mobile has developed a dynamic approach for a student wishing to pursue the Master of Athletic Training.

Undergraduate Freshmen or Transfer

Pre-Athletic Training Concentration- allows the student to complete prerequisites for graduate programs in athletic training while completing courses in Kinesiology.

Graduate Students

Master of Athletic Training Program (MAT)- this two year program, 62 credit hour program will prepare the student through both didactic and clinical experiences to sit for the Board of Certification exam their final semester of the graduate program.

Two-Year Program

First Year

Summer- Term I- 7 hours Lecture

AT 501

Principles of Athletic Training

3

AT 505

Management of Medical Emergencies

3

AT 510

Clinical Skills Lab I

1

Fall- Term II- 15 hours

BIO 525

Human Gross Anatomy

4

AT 520

Evaluation of Musculoskeletal Injuries- Lower Extremity

4

AT 525

Therapeutic Interventions Lower Extremity

4

AT 511

Clinical Skills Lab II

1

AT 590

Clinical I- Pediatric/ Adolescent – Clinical Immersion

2

Spring- Term III- 12 hours 

AT  515

Evidence Based Practice I

1

AT  530

Evaluation of Musculoskeletal Injuries- Upper Extremity

4

AT 535

Therapeutic Interventions Upper Extremity

4

AT 512

Clinical Skills Lab III

1

AT 591

Clinical II- College/Professional Clinical- Clinical Immersion

2

(Content Exam I- Administered Day after final exams complete for Spring courses

  1. After the completion of the 3rd semester, Content Exam I will be administered. Students must score a 80% to pass the exam. Three chances will be allowed. There must be at least 14 days between one test and the other.
  2. Remediation will begin after the 2nd failed attempt. This remediation will include individualized assistance with the program director and student.
  3. Three unsuccessful attempts will result in the student being placed on academic probation. The student will be allowed to continue with summer courses but remediation, may take place during that time.

 Second Year
Summer- Term IV- 10 hours

AT 540

Psychosocial Strategies in Athletic Training- online

3

AT 545

Advanced Diagnostic Imaging – (May semester)

1

AT 550

Introduction to Pharmacology- online

3

AT 570

General Medical Conditions Assessment (May semester)

3

Fall- Term V- 11 hours

AT 555

BOC Exam Preparation

1

AT 560

Management Strategies in Athletic Training

3

AT 565

Evaluation of Head, Neck and Spinal Injuries

4

AT 513

Clinical Skills Lab IV

1

AT 592

Clinical III – Physical Therapy/ Orthopedics and Surgey/ Wellness/

2

***Content Exam II- During the BOC Preparation class (AT 555), the Content Exam II will be administered. This test requires a passing score of 80% or better to complete the BOC preparation course. The student will have three opportunities to pass the exam. Remediation will begin after the 1st failed attempt. This remediation will include individualized assistance with the program director and student.

After 3 failed attempts the student will receive an F for the course and must repeat the course the following Fall. The exam will be a written exam with 150 questions followed by an oral/practicum with 10-12 skills

Spring- Term VI- 7 hours

AT 575

Research Design in Athletic Training-

3

AT 580

Advanced AT Techniques

1

AT 585

Senior Capstone in Athletic Training

1

AT 593

Clinical IV- Elective Clinical Immersion 8 weeks- Student Site Choice

2

**Due to accreditation site visit occurring spring 2023, the first class will not be allowed to sit for the BOC exam until approval from CAATE on accreditation status.

(62 total program hours)