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M.Sc. On Campus

Athletic Training

University of South Carolina

24 months
Duration
33928 USD/year
33928 USD/year
12688 USD/year
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About

The Athletic Training MSc program offered at University of South Carolina is a Professional Athletic Training Program to prepare students to sit for the Board of Certification exam and become a certified athletic trainer. 

Overview

Learning Outcomes - Athletic Training MSc program at University of South Carolina

  • Students will demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary for entry-level athletic trainers to use a systematic approach to ask and answer clinically relevant questions that affect patient care by using review and application of existing research evidence.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to develop and implement strategies and programs to prevent the incidence and/or severity of injuries and illnesses and optimize their clients’/patients’ overall health and quality of life.
  • Students will demonstrate strong clinical examination skills in order to accurately diagnose and effectively treat their patients
  • Students will demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to evaluate and immediately management acute injuries and illnesses.
  • Students will be able to assess a patient’s status using clinician- and patient-oriented outcome measures and, based on this assessment and with consideration of the stage of healing and goals, design a therapeutic intervention to maximize the patient’s participation and health-related quality of life.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to recognize clients/patients exhibiting abnormal social, emotional, and mental behaviors and to intervene and refer these individuals as necessary.
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of risk management, healthcare delivery mechanisms, insurance, reimbursement, documentation, patient privacy, and facility management.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to maintain current competence, practice within the limits of state and national regulation using moral and ethical judgment and work collaboratively with other healthcare providers.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to synthesize and integrate knowledge, skills, and clinical decision-making into actual client/patient care.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Anatomy for Health Sciences 
  • Principles of Athletic Training 
  • Principles of Evidenced-Based Medicine 
  • Evaluation and Therapeutic Intervention of Head, Neck & Spine Injuries  
  • Clinical Pathology and Pharmacology in Athletic Training 
  • Transforming Health Care for the Future 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

58 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited university prior to beginning the program
  • Observation hours of a certified athletic trainer (optional)
  • Minimum Cumulative GPA of 3.0 from the undergraduate degree
  • GRE scores (optional)
  • Virtual Interview
  • Professional Resume
  • Personal Statement
  • Three professional recommendation letters
  • Documentation of clinical hours (optional)
  • USC AT Program Technical Standards Form
  • Official transcripts from all schools or colleges previously attended
  • Non-US institution transcripts must be verified by World Education Services (WES) or equivalent evaluation service. Please submit a comprehensive course-by-course evaluation (WES ICAP)
  • Prerequisite Coursework Requirements (minimum grade of C): Biology and Lab (4 credits), Chemistry and Lab (4 credits), Physics and Lab (4 credits), Anatomy and Physiology I and II and Labs (8 credits), Exercise Physiology (3 credits), Psychology (3 credits), Nutrition (3 credits), Statistics (3 credits)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33928 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33928 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    33928 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33928 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    12688 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12688 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Columbia

999 - 1508 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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