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Athletic Training, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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Athletic trainers are healthcare professionals who work with physicians to optimize their patients’ activity. They provide physical medicine, prevent and diagnose injury, and treat and rehabilitate acute and chronic issues that would impair or limit their patients’ activity.

About

Certification and licensure as an athletic trainer requires, at minimum, a degree in athletic training from an accredited college or university. According to the National Athletic Trainers Association, about 70 percent of working athletic trainers in the United States hold at least a master’s degree.The Pacific University athletic training program offers an entry-level master of science degree in athletic training.As students in the Pacific University Hillsboro Campus, master of science in athletic training (MSAT) students also receive access to an interdisciplinary learning environment that will help them collaborate and excel within the healthcare field professionally.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Orthopedic Evaluation: Lower Quadrant
  • Physical Agents and Mechanical  Modalities
  • Prevention and Treatment of Athletic Injuries
  • Clinical Internships
  • Introduction to Evidence Based Practice
  • Professionalism and Ethics in Athletic Training

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • A complete program application. Applications will be reviewed from January to April.
  • Official transcripts from every institution attended
  • Last 45 credits GPA must be 2.75, 3.0 recommended
  • Minimum of 50 hours of work, volunteering and/or observation with an ATC
  • Essay and  written one page question
  • Two letters of recommendation from:
  •    - a certified athletic trainer (ATC)
  •    - a second recommender who knows you well (ATC, employer, professor, etc.)
  • A non-refundable application fee of $25 (U.S.) must be paid at the time you submit your application

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24960 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    24960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24960 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    24960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24960 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Forest Grove

  • 1410 - 2520 USD/month
    Living Costs

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