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Athletic Training, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #161 (BCR) Iowa City, IA, United States
The Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) is a nonthesis degree. This master degree is offered by The University of Iowa. The degree is awarded by the Graduate College. Instruction is offered through the Carver College of Medicine.
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Athletics trainers are health care professionals who render service or treatment under the direction of, or in collaboration with, a physician in accordance with their education and training and the states' statutes, rules, and regulations. This master degree in Athletic Training is offered by The University of Iowa. 

Services provided by athletic trainers include injury and illness prevention, wellness promotion and education, emergent care, examination and clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention, and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions.

Students who want to become certified athletic trainers may earn the M.S. degree or pursue the combined B.A. in health and human physiology (exercise science track) and the M.S. in athletic training. See the B.A. in health and human physiology (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) in the Catalog.

Career Development

Athletic trainers have opportunities for employment in many areas. They include career options in:
  • public and private secondary schools, colleges and universities, professional and Olympic sports;
  • youth leagues, municipal and independently owned youth sports facilities;
  • physician offices;
  • rural and urban hospitals, hospital emergency rooms, urgent and ambulatory care centers;
  • clinics with specialties in sports medicine, cardiac rehabilitation, medical fitness, wellness, and physical therapy;
  • occupational health departments in commercial settings, which include manufacturing, distribution, and offices to assist with ergonomics;
  • police and fire departments, and academies, municipal departments, and branches of the military; and
  • performing arts areas, including professional and collegiate-level dance and music settings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Anatomy for Athletic Training
  • Foundations of Athletic Training Practice
  • Medical Emergency Techniques
  • Clinical Experience 
  • Orthopedic Pathology and Clinical Examination 
  • Therapeutic Interventions

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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General Requirements

  • Apply online to the Athletic Training Centralized Application Service (ATCAS)
  • International students may also be required to submit TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores to comply with the university's English Language Proficiency Requirements
  • Once recommended for admission, international students must send a Financial Statement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30549 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30549 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    30549 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30549 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    11346 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11346 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Iowa City

  • 1187 - 1850 USD/month
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