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.
- Advanced Techniques in Therapeutic Modalities
- Manual Therapy Techniques in Sports Medicine
- Orthopedic Fabrication and Diagnostics in Sports Medicine
- Professional Field Experience
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed
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- 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
International15556 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 15556 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
National15556 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 15556 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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