Master of Science in Athletic Training

Program Overview

The Master of Science in Athletic Training program is a two-year, 38 credit hour, master’s degree, delivered via in-person, online, and hybrid formats.  The degree employs course content that focuses on the competencies needed to practice both the art and science of athletic training, leading to compassionate and exceptional care meeting the regional needs of western Colorado and beyond.  In alignment with the mission of the Department of Kinesiology, the program emphasizes promoting wellness and physical activity across a diverse population of patients.  Students will learn the importance of self-care and fostering resilience and wellness in themselves, in order to extend better care to others.

Program Accreditation

Colorado Mesa University Master of Science in Athletic Training is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).  The program earned a 5-year initial accreditation in February 2021 and holds the accreditation status of Active-in good standing.

The Master of Science in Athletic Training offers two options for admission. See the program below for complete overview of all requirements, important information, and suggested course sequencing.