Studyportals placeholder

Athletic Training, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

Athletic Trainers help athletes in many different ways – from initial injury management, emergency care, evaluation of injuries, rehabilitation and return to play at peak performance, SHU MSAT is designed to take you the top of the field.

As the only MSAT offered in Connecticut, this program will give you the opportunity to:

  • Experience real-world training through clinical rotations at Sacred Heart’s athletic training room, local universities, high schools and clinics
  • Collaborate with physicians to provide preventative services, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention, and rehabilitation
  • Study a progressive curriculum that puts athletic training concepts into action
  • Prepare to sit for the Board of Certification national exam to become a Certified Athletic Trainer, and then be eligible to apply for licensure in all states

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Emergency Care in Athletic Training 
  • Research Design and Statistics in Athletic Training 
  • Evidenced Based Practicum I 
  • Advanced Lower Extremity Injury Management

Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Schedule IELTS
  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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 ®.

    Schedule TOEFL®

General Requirements

  • A completed online graduate admissions application
  • Non-refundable application fee
  • A signed Agent/Educational Consultant Release Form for Sacred Heart University
  • Completed course-by-course academic credential report such as WES, ECE, FIS, or any of the credential evaluation services approved by NACES
  • Professional resume detailing the applicant's academic achievements and employment history
  • One page personal statement discussing the applicant's reasons for pursuing the degree
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A bank statement
  • Refer to the specific graduate program for any additional admission requirements specific to your program. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11250 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    22500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11250 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
*per trimester

Living costs for Fairfield

  • 1736 - 2740 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

Wishlist

Did you know you can compare your wishlisted programmes with our new Comparison tool?