Master of Athletic Training

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Program Description

The Master of Athletic Training degree program prepares individuals for employment as athletic trainers for high school, college, professional sports organizations, and private clinics, military, performing arts, and industry. The Master of Athletic Training degree requires 56-59 credit hours of coursework to graduate. The student is offered the opportunity to interact with high-quality researchers, teachers, and preceptors throughout the two and a half years of course work, clinical rotations, and the research thesis or experience.

The graduate athletic training program (GATP) is a pre-certification program in athletic training and is not intended for students who are already eligible to sit for or have passed the Board of Certification (BOC) examination. This is a full-time graduate program that begins in the first summer term each year and requires considerable clinical experience as part of the requirements for graduation. This is a competitive master’s program that requires admission to the University of Arkansas Graduate School and the GATP.

Last updated Dec 2020

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Welcome! If you want to change people’s lives, our college is the place for you. We empower our graduates to teach children from preschool through adulthood, help deliver babies, and provide care and comfort to the elderly. Our graduate's direct recreational programs boost health and rejuvenate the spirit, and they help those who have lost the power of speech to regain it. The College of Education and Health Professions improves education and health care in communities throughout Arkansas and beyond through research, innovative and meaningful education for our students, and mutually-beneficial outreach and engagement with our communities. We value collaboration, resilience, diversity, entrepreneurship, and kindness as members of the caring professions. Read less