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Athletic Training, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #51 (BCR) Boston, MA, United States
The Athletic Training, entry-level professional program at Boston University prepares students to become athletic trainers. The program features a blend of classroom and clinical learning as students acquire an evidence-based approach to the prevention, diagnosis, immediate management, and rehabilitation of orthopedic and general health conditions in patients/clients who have an active lifestyle.


Learning Outcomes

Our graduates of the Athletic Training program offered by Boston University will be able to:

  • Practice independently as athletic trainers.
  • Incorporate ethical, moral, and legal behavior into the practice of athletic training.
  • Use patient/client values and circumstances, research findings, outcomes, and clinical expertise to guide clinical decision-making.
  • Recognize the role of the athletic trainer as a healthcare provider within the larger context of a changing healthcare system.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Evidence-Based Practice
  • Examination & Treatment II
  • Clinical Medicine I
  • Connecting Policy to Practice
  • Clinical Experience I

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    66 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • Submit Official Transcripts
  • Provide Course Descriptions for all Prerequisite Courses
  • Request Three Letters of Recommendation via ATCAS
  • Complete Personal Statement/Achievements/Experiences
  • Submit GRE Scores

If you are not a citizen of the United States or do not hold official United States Permanent Residency status, you will need to provide the following additional information with your application:

  • Certified English translations and evaluations of all transcripts and academic records.
  • English Proficiency Testing Results:  Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    54720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54720 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    54720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54720 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Boston

  • 1560 - 3240 USD/month
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