Graduate Courses

Core MAT Courses

  • ATC 601 Foundations of Athletic Training

    Prerequisite: permission of program director.

    This course will cover various aspects of the history, development, socialization and standards of practice of the athletic training profession. Key terms and concepts utilized in the field, areas of practice, roles and responsibilities, and other essential knowledge and skills for the athletic training profession will be discussed.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    110Summer
    Projected offerings
  • ATC 602 Orthopedic Review

    Prerequisite: permission of program director.

    This course will expand upon students' prerequisite structural knowledge to develop an understanding of basic, applied and clinical aspects of orthopedic and neuromuscular evaluation and therapeutic intervention.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    212Summer
    Projected offerings
  • ATC 604 Clinical Skills in Athletic Training

    Prerequisite: permission of program director.

    Students are introduced to various procedures, techniques, principles and theories relative to development of injury and illness prevention and essential immediate and emergency management clinical skills required of an athletic trainer.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    323Summer
    Projected offerings
  • ATC 622 Athletic Training Practicum I

    Prerequisite: permission of program director.

    This is a supervised, 16-week clinical experience designed to provide students familiarity with the athletic training profession and a variety of work settings. Emphasis will be placed on the foundational behaviors of athletic training, professional communication skills and an understanding of pertinent clinical practice topics and issues. Students may be required to be in attendance during periods when regular university classes are not in session.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    2Fall
    Projected offerings
  • ATC 623 Patient Evaluation I

    Prerequisite: permission of program director.

    This course provides an overview of the etiology, incidence and prevalence, signs and symptoms, course and prognosis, and medical management of common conditions impacting physical activity. Content focuses on observation and evaluation techniques for injuries/impairments affecting the lower body. Students will incorporate information gained from evaluation process and assessment techniques to make a clinical diagnosis.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    330Fall
    Projected offerings
  • ATC 631 AT Integrated Lab I

    Prerequisite: permission of program director.

    Course content emphasizes the management of patients with injuries/impairments of the lower body. Students will integrate skills and knowledge of examination, assessment, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, analysis of functional outcomes, and re-assessment to develop and manage appropriate patient plans of care. Emphasis will be placed upon using a systematic process, critical thinking, progression of techniques, and evidence based decision making.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    102Fall
    Projected offerings
  • ATC 633 Therapeutic Interventions I

    Prerequisite: permission of program director.

    This course will cover the theoretical and practical application of interventions (therapeutic exercise, modality devices, manual techniques) designed to enhance performance and function with an emphasis on lower extremity injuries and conditions.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    330Fall
    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 hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    220Fall
    Projected offerings
  • ATC 653 Patient Evaluation II

    Prerequisite: permission of program director.

    This course provides an overview of the etiology, incidence and prevalence, signs and symptoms, course and prognosis, and medical management of common conditions impacting physical activity. Content focuses on observation and evaluation techniques for injuries/impairments affecting the upper body. Students will incorporate information gained from evaluation process and assessment techniques to make a clinical diagnosis.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    330Spring
    Projected offerings
  • ATC 663 Therapeutic Interventions II

    Prerequisite: permission of program director.

    This course builds on the knowledge and skills acquired in Therapeutic Interventions I. This course will cover the theoretical and practical application of interventions (therapeutic exercise, modality devices, manual techniques) designed to enhance performance and function with an emphasis on lower extremity injuries and conditions.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    330Spring
    Projected offerings
  • ATC 671 AT Integrated Lab II

    Prerequisite: permission of program director.

    Course content emphasizes the management of patients with musculoskeletal injuries/impairments of the upper body. Students will integrate skills and knowledge of examination, assessment, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, analysis of functional outcomes, and re-assessment to develop and manage appropriate patient plans of care. Emphasis will be placed upon using a systematic process, critical thinking, progression of techniques, and evidence based decision making.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    102Spring
    Projected offerings
  • ATC 682 AT Practicum II

    Prerequisite: Permission of program director.

    This course is designed to provide students with continued familiarity with a variety of patients, diagnoses, age ranges, and situations; to see the roles of athletic trainers. This is a supervised, 16-week clinical experience that provides the opportunity to observe and apply knowledge and skills gained from didactic courses and clinical experiences. Students may be required to be in attendance during periods when regular university classes are not in session.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    2Spring
    Projected offerings
  • ATC 711 Problem Based Practice

    Prerequisite: permission of program director.

    Students will be engaged in real cases that develop both problem solving strategies and disciplinary knowledge. Students will be placed in the active role of problem-solvers within situations that simulates the kind of problems faced by health care providers. Emphasis will be placed upon decision making and evidence based rationale. Must be repeated for a minimum of 3 hours.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    110Fall, Spring, Summer
    Projected offerings
  • ATC 713 AT Practicum III

    Prerequisite: permission of program director.

    This course consists of a 4 - 6 week structured clinical experience under the supervision of a qualified preceptor. Students are expected to develop their clinical decision making skills and apply skills and knowledge gained in didactic courses and clinical experiences. Students may be required to be in attendance during periods when regular university classes are not in session.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    3Summer
    Projected offerings
  • ATC 724 AT Practicum IV

    Prerequisite: permission of program director.

    This course provides clinical practice in the form of an eight-week, immersive clinical practicum under the supervision of a qualified preceptor. Students are expected to continue to develop their clinical decision making skills and apply skills and knowledge gained in didactic courses and clinical experiences. Students may be required to be in attendance during periods when regular university classes are not in session.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    4Fall
    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 hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    330Spring
    Projected offerings
  • ATC 734 Professional Development and Leadership

    Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

    This course introduces the student to the role of the athletic trainer as a leader within their own site, the profession, and the broader interprofessional health care system. Integration of the University's Public Affairs mission into the practice and management of fiscal management, marketing, and human resource functions. Discussion of regulatory systems, legal considerations, global issues, and ethics in the profession will be discussed.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    440Fall
    Projected offerings
  • ATC 741 Therapeutic Interventions III

    Prerequisite: permission of program director.

    This course builds on the knowledge and skills acquired in Therapeutic Interventions I and II. This course will cover the theoretical and practical application of interventions with an emphasis on manual techniques and corrective exercises.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    102Spring
    Projected offerings
  • ATC 753 Pharmacology/General Medical Concepts

    Prerequisite: permission of program director.

    This course will expose students to various medical specialties which contribute to an understanding of comprehensive health care program. Emphasis on subject matter and skills necessary to recognize potential problems, help in understanding the interventions, and develop techniques for referral.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    322Fall
    Projected offerings
  • ATC 773 Athletic Training Seminar

    Prerequisite: permission of program director.

    This course will allow students to review their previous course work, discuss current issues facing the profession, and develop personal learning plans for their future endeavors.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    330Spring
    Projected offerings
  • ATC 784 AT Practicum V

    Prerequisite: permission of program director.

    This course is the final eight-week, immersive clinical practicum. Students will continue to develop their clinical decision making skills and applying skills and knowledge gained in didactic courses and clinical experiences. Students may be required to be in attendance during periods when regular university classes are not in session.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    4Spring
    Projected offerings
  • ATC 791 AT Research Project

    Prerequisite: permission of program director.

    In-depth scientific study of an area of interest that culminates in a scholarly paper and formal community presentation.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    110Spring
    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 hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    1-3Fall, Spring, Summer
    Projected offerings
  • PSY 627 Advanced Psychological Statistical Methods

    Recommended Prerequisite: introductory statistics course selected from PSY 200, 711; AGR 330; ECO 308; MTH 340; QBA 237; REC 328; SOC 302; or equivalent. A review of introductory statistics and investigation of research methods in behavioral sciences that require multivariate statistical models. This course takes an applied orientation and emphasizes the use of statistical packages. Topics include: linear models, principal components analysis, discriminant analysis, multiple regression analysis, multiple regression with categorical variables, and multi-factor ANOVA. May be taught concurrently with PSY 527. Cannot receive credit for both PSY 527 and PSY 627.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    330Spring
    Projected offerings