This cognate area provides graduate students the opportunity to prepare for the rigors of academic positions in a college or university by blending discipline specific theory and practice strategies related to athletic training education.  This degree program will provide the student an opportunity to gain extensive knowledge in higher education as a whole while developing critical skills necessary to establish a strong foundation in athletic training educational leadership. A comprehensive project directly related to athletic training education will allow the student to address a contemporary issue in the profession through purposeful research strategies to generate educational change within the discipline.

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