The Entry-level Master's program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Athletic Training Education (CAATE).
The entry-level Master of Science in Athletic Training program prepares students for the BOC Inc. Athletic Training exam, a career in athletic training rooted within the broader spectrum of health care, and the ability to exert profound change in an ever-changing world by extending the mission of the College.
Shaped by the Catholic Benedictine Heritage, the entry-level Master of Science in Athletic Training at The College of St. Scholastica prepares entry-level practitioners in athletic training capable of working collaboratively to care for diverse physically active populations.
The clinical experience is vital for allowing students to translate their knowledge, skills and abilities to clinical practice. Students will accrue 13 credits consisting of 8-9 distinct clinical experiences via the St. Scholastica athletics department, other local colleges/universities, high schools, and clinics. Included in second-year clinical experiences is a required 12-week clinical immersion during which students will have full-time placement with a supervising athletic trainer, either at a local clinical site, or, if desired, one contracted in a different geographic location. Students should attain a minimum of 80 contact hours per credit in their clinical experiences and no more than 160 hours per credit.
The plan is as follows: