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Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to many common questions about the Master of Science in Athletic Training degree program can be found on the following webpages:

Answers to a select number of other frequently asked questions are below:

How many students are admitted each year?
The M.S.A.T. program typically seats 20-25 students each year.

Do you allow part-time status?
No.

If I am accepted, what is the next step?
Accepted students will receive a welcome letter and package of information in the mail from the department. Upon acceptance, students should take steps to fulfill any outstanding requirements before the beginning of the program, as well as take steps to secure housing if necessary.

What is the research component of the curriculum like?
Each student chooses his or her own mentored research project. The student then works with that group to collect and interpret data in support of the research goals. Examples of topics of past research projects undertaken by students include "Head and Neck Movement when Removing Lacrosse Helmets" and "The Effect of Dynamic Warm Up on Strength."

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