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Athletic Training

Western Michigan University

M.Sc.
12 months
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15556 USD/year
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The Master of Science in athletic training is a Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education accredited post-professional program. Students participate in advanced athletic training didactic, laboratory experiences and clinical internship opportunities which solidify their skills and research experiences resulting in becoming better clinicians and educators. 

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Overview

Graduates of this program possess skills that make them highly qualified professionals and well-rounded individuals.

The graduate athletic training program, offered through the Department of Human Performance and Health Education at Western Michigan University, exposes students to a wide variety of the latest techniques and concepts in athletic training and related disciplines. Students will:

  • Complete coursework within the athletic training major that accentuates human performance and conditioning, with emphasis in aquatic therapy, strength and conditioning, manual therapy, and orthopedic fabrication.
  • Participate in a two year clinical placement to enhance skills and techniques; increase confidence and leadership; promote autonomy; and refine communication skills with athletes, coaches, administrators and peers.
  • Learn current research techniques and trends, how to decipher research in professional journals and to apply research in the professional atmosphere.
  • Have opportunities to participate in community events to enhance clinical experiences and network with other professionals.
  • Work closely with other allied health medical professionals in and around Kalamazoo.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Techniques in Therapeutic Modalities 
  • Manual Therapy Techniques in Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Fabrication and Diagnostics in Sports Medicine 
  • Professional Field Experience

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

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.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Copy of passport identification page
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Complete high school or post-secondary education transcripts
  • $100 non-refundable application fee
  • Proof of sufficient funds for the first academic year of study at WMU according to estimated cost of attendance
  • A resume or curriculum vitae (CV) is required
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Education history information and transcripts

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15556 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15556 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    15556 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15556 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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