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About Us

MSAT Program to begin in Summer of 2019

The Kent State University Master of Science in Athletic Training will welcome our first cohort of students in the summer of 2019. The MSAT program is an intensive 2 year program that includes courses in the first and second summer. Applicants are required to have an extensive science background including work in the following courses:

  • Biology
  • Basic Athletic Training
  • Biomechanics
  • Anatomy and Physiology - including Exercise Physiology
  • Chemistry 
  • Research
  • Nutrition
  • General Psychology

All potential coursework will be evaluated by the faculty for acceptance. 

Mission Statement

It is the mission of this program to promote sound educational and clinical experiences for athletic training students in preparation for entry-level careers. A strong commitment to providing a comprehensive perspective of the athletic training profession through cognitive, psychomotor and affective tasks guides this program as it prepares athletic training students for the challenges of caring for the physically active in diverse athletic training settings. 

Vision Statement

The Athletic Training program strives to promote excellence and diversity in education through a variety of clinical and academic experiences for students. Through an optimal mix of challenge and support, students are prepared to face the challenges of providing health care to the physically active. The Athletic Training program is dedicated to involving community resources in the educational preparation of athletic training students to broaden the scope of the program. Additionally, the students and staff recognize the nature of the rapidly changing allied health care field and remain informed on current techniques through dedication to continuing education. In an effort to remain consistent with the university mission of promoting research, this program is also committed to advancing research in the field of athletic training through student and staff projects and presentations.