Graduate Courses

Athletic Training (ATC) courses

  • ATC 610 Leadership Theory and Issues in Athletic Training

    This course covers an examination and application of leadership and professional theories and the attributes, behaviors, and values necessary for leadership in health professions (specifically to aspects of the practice of athletic training).

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ATC 612 Human Movement

    This course will address the neuromotor coordination and integration of human movement. Concepts of brain mapping, the visual and vestibular systems, movement, and disassociation will be addressed.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ATC 620 Leadership Concepts in Athletic Training

    This course covers an examination and application of leadership and professional theories and the attributes, behaviors, and values necessary for leadership in health professions (specially to aspects of the practice of athletic training.) The organization and function of professional associations, activities that serve the professional community and service to the public, the AT's role in healthcare delivery systems, outcome measurement, the role of evidence-based practice in the AT profession, cultural competence, and medical legal situations will also be covered.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    1

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ATC 630 Leadership Practicum

    Prerequisite: ATC 610 and ATC 612.

    An intensive clinical or administrative leadership experience requiring students to apply leadership knowledge and skills to real world issues. The leadership experience must also embrace the MSA public affairs mission and culminate in a meaningful response to an issue within the athletic training profession.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ATC 632 Manual Therapy Techniques

    Detailed analysis and application of manual therapy techniques for treating musculoskeletal pathologies involving the spine and upper and lower extremities.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ATC 640 Evidence-Based Practice

    Course will analyze the clinical reasoning process used in health care disciplines, examine the different types and levels of clinical evidence and explore the implementation of evidence-based practice skills into the student's health care profession/practice.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ATC 710 Seminar in Athletic Training

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Provides a forum for topics germane to the clinical practice settings and transition to professional practice. Topics of interest will cover areas such as performance enhancement principles, diagnostic assessment techniques, surgical procedures, pediatric athletic medicine, clinical education principles, and current professional topics. May be repeated for a maximum of 2 hours.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ATC 723 Movement Pattern Assessment

    Introduction of fundamental movement patterns of the body and how to assess these movement patterns. Concepts of neuromotor human development and how these relate to the learning/patterning of these fundamental movement patterns.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ATC 732 Applied Research Methods in Health Care

    Research course in which students deepen their understanding and enhance their research abilities in order to contribute to the advancement of their chosen health care discipline. Course will explore topics of research design and research methods for conducting applied and clinical research projects with a focus on conducting outcomes-related research that can support clinical practices in the student's respective health care discipline.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ATC 733 Corrective Exercise Techniques/Movement Pattern Interventions

    This course will cover the corrections of impairments and compensations to the fundamental movement patterns.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ATC 743 Advanced Therapeutic Interventions

    Advanced concepts and evidence-based principles of rehabilitation programs. Enhancement of previously learned therapeutic exercise techniques and integration of therapeutic modalities and therapeutic exercise, including objective and functional goal setting and evaluation for appropriate progression and expedited return to activity.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ATC 797 Non-thesis Project

    Prerequisite: ATC 732 and permission of project advisor.

    Active participation in the ongoing research and/or clinical activities of athletic training faculty or clinical experience supervisor. Culminates in a presentation of an extensive scholarly paper. Must be repeated for a minimum of 3 hours.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

    Projected offerings

  • ATC 798 Special Topics

    Prerequisite: permission of program director.

    Special study of Sports Medicine and Athletic Training. Variable content course. May be repeated for credit to a maximum of 4 hours. Same topic may be repeated once for credit.

    Credit hours:
    1-2
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ATC 799 Thesis

    Prerequisite: ATC 732 and permission of research advisor.

    Demonstration of the capacity for research and independent thought culminating in a thesis. Must be repeated for a minimum of 6 hours.

    Credit hours:
    1-6
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

    Projected offerings