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Athletic Training

University of Houston

Master
12 months
Duration
895 USD/credit
895 USD/credit
386 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

Athletic Trainers (ATs) at University of Houston are health care professionals who collaborate with physicians. The services provided by Athletic Training comprise prevention, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. Athletic training is recognized by the American Medical Association (AMA) as a health care profession.

Overview

Students become eligible for BOC certification through an athletic training degree program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). Students engage in rigorous classroom study and clinical education in a variety of practice settings such as high schools, colleges/universities, hospitals, emergency rooms, physician offices and healthcare clinics over the course of the degree program. Students enrolled in their final term are eligible to apply for the BOC exam.The Master of Athletic Training (MAT) Program at the University of Houston is an entry-level professional Master’s degree accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). 

Learning outcomes

The MAT degree is designed to meet the current curricular content for the profession and prepare the MAT Student to meet the requirements to sit for the Board of Certification (BOC) for Athletic Training and enter the medical profession as an Athletic Trainer.Through rigorous classroom study and clinical education assignments in a variety of settings with any one of the MAT Program’s clinical affiliated sites and community partnerships, the MAT Student will gain the knowledge, skills, and abilities to meet the demands of the profession.Employment settings for Athletic Trainers include:

  • Professional and Collegiate Sports
  • Secondary and Intermediate Schools
  • Sports Medicine Clinics
  • Hospital Emergency Room and Rehabilitation Clinics
  • Occupational Settings
  • Fitness Centers
  • Physician Offices

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Anatomical Basis of Athletic Injury
  • Therapeutic Modalities of Athletic Injuries
  • Upper Extremity Evaluation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Major GPA of at least a 3.0. A cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.6 is required to be considered for graduate school at The University of Houston
  • Three academic/professional letters of reference
  • Current resume
  • Statement of professional goals/ personal statement
  • Application Fee ($70 domestic applicants/$100 international applicants)
  • Observation hours form with 50 completed hours
  • MAT application agreement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    895 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 895 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    895 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 895 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    386 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 386 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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