3 + 2 BS in Kinesiology & Master of Athletic Training- Course Sequence

Program Summary:

  • This 3+2 program allows students to complete a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology / Pre-Athletic Training combined with a Master of Athletic Training (MAT) degree in five years.

  • Students must complete all Kinesiology/Pre-AT courses & general education courses within the first three years. The fourth and fifth years will be dedicated to the MAT didactic and clinical courses.

  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology/Pre-AT will be granted after successful completion of the first four years of study.

  • A Master of Athletic Training degree will be granted after successful completion of the full five years of study.

  • Students will be eligible to take the Board of Certification Examination (BOC) upon program completion.

Kinesiology/Pre-Athletic Training Program Course Sequence

All general education courses must be complete by the end of the third year. Include the following courses as part of the general education requirement:

MAT 2021 Statistics I (3 credits)
PSY 1012 Intro to Psychological Science (3 credits)
SOC 1010 Intro to Sociology (3 credits) OR SOC 1030 Social Problems (3 credits)

FIRST YEAR FALL

BIO 2011 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4 credits
  FYS Course 3 credits
  English Composition 3 credits
  Effective Speaking 3 credits
  Aesthetic Understanding Course 3 credits
  Soundings I 1 credit
Total   17 credits

FIRST YEAR SPRING

BIO 2012 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4 credits
AHS 1310 Foundations of Athletic Training 3 credits
  Aesthetic Understanding Course 3 credits
  Computer*** 3 credits
  World Views Course 3 credits
  Soundings II 0.5 credits
Total   16.5 credits

SECOND YEAR FALL

CHE 1041 General Chemistry I 4 credits
BIO 1121 Biology 4 credits
AHS 1010 Health Issues 3 credits
AHS 2160 Anatomical Aspects of Sports Medicine 3 credits
  Touchstones 3 credits
Total   17 credits

SECOND YEAR SPRING

AHS 2420 Foundations of Orthopedic Assessment 3 credits
PED 2160 Emergency Care and Personal Safety 3 credits
AHS 3120 Kinesiology 3 credits
MAT 2021 Statistics 3 credits
PSY 1012 Intro to Psychology 3 credits
Total   15 credits

THIRD YEAR FALL

PHY 2110 Physics I 4 credits
AHS 3210 Foundations of Therapeutic Intervention 3 credits
AHS 2170 Strength Training Principles 2 credits
AHS 2161 Intro to Myofascial Release 3 credits
SOC 1010 OR SOC 1030 Intro to Sociology OR Social Problems 3 credits
  Junior Soundings 0.5 credits
Total   15.5 credits

ATCAS: FEBRUARY 1 DEADLINE

Students will apply to the program through this centralized application service.

THIRD YEAR SPRING

AHS 3150 WI: Physiology of Exercise 4 credits
PED 4020 Applied Nutrition and Weight Control 3 credits
PED 2370 Community Health 3 credits
  World Views Course 3 credits
  (WI/SI Completion) 3 credits
Total   16 credits

NOTE: Students who do not enter the M.S.A.T program after the three-year mark will have the option to complete the fourth-year alternate plan for the Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology degree.

Master of Science in Athletic Training Program Course Sequence

FIRST YEAR SUMMER (AUGUST)

AHS 5011 Emergency Care in Athletic Training I 3 credits
AHS 5030 Orthopedic Taping, Wrapping & Bracing 2 credits
AHS 5040 EBP in Athletic Healthcare 1 credit
Total   6 credits

FIRST YEAR FALL

AHS 5012 Sports Emergency Care II 2 credits
AHS 5021 Musculoskeletal Assessment And Diagnosis I 3 credits
AHS 5031 Therapeutic Interventions I 3 credits
AHS 4220 Scientific Foundations Of Strength And Conditioning 3 credits
AHS 5025 Athletic Training Clinical I 4 credits
Total   15 credits

FIRST YEAR SPRING

AHS 5022 Musculoskeletal Assessment And Diagnosis II 3 credits
AHS 5032 Therapeutic Interventions II 3 credits
AHS 4221 Scientific Foundations of Strength And Conditioning II 3 credits
AHS 5050 Orthopedic Technology 3 credit
AHS 5035 Athletic Training Clinical II 4 credits
Total   16 credits

SECOND YEAR SUMMER (AUGUST)

AHS 6010 Administration in Athletic Training 3 credits
AHS 6020 Health Evaluation and Intervention 2 credits
Total   5 credits

SECOND YEAR FALL

AHS 6045 Clinical III 9 credits
AHS 6030 Behavioral Health Strategies for Athletic Trainers 1 credits
AHS 6040 Clinical Pathology and Pharmacology for Athletic Trainers 3 credits
Total   13 credits

SECOND YEAR SPRING

AHS 6050 Professional Standards in Athletic Training 3 credits
AHS 6055 Clinical IV 4 credits
NUR 6065 Healthcare Informatics Informatics 3 credits
AHS 6060 Exercise Prescription for Special Populations 2 credits
Total   13 credits

Credit breakdown for the two degrees:

Credits in three yr. Kinesiology/Pre-AT major = 65 credits
Remaining general education credits = + 29 credits
Total credits in three yr. Kinesiology/Pre-AT = 94 credits
   
Credits in two yr. M.S.A.T. = 67 credits
Total credits in the 3+2 Pre-AT/M.S.A.T. degrees = 161 credits

*After the B.S. in Kinesiology/Pre-AT degree is awarded in the fourth year, only 30 credits remain in the fifth year for the MAT degree.