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Master of Science in Athletic Training

Salisbury University offers a professional program leading to a Master of Science in Athletic Training (M.S.A.T), which prepares students for a career as an athletic trainer. Athletic training is a health care profession that involves the prevention, diagnosis and management of active individuals who sustain traumatic or lingering injuries, or develop acute illness or other medical conditions that impair a person’s normal function.

Why Choose the M.S.A.T. at SU?

At SU, you will find a top-notch program that provides you with an opportunity to apply your skills to patients of varying ages and abilities. Our mission and goals support a program that is special because it:

  • Is the first and only professional graduate athletic training program in Maryland.
  • Is a nationally recognized program, accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). Upon graduation from the program, students are eligible for the Board of Certification (BOC) examination.
  • Has faculty with solid content area expertise. You will learn from professionals who are active in their field.
  • Offers a diverse curriculum. Courses are delivered both in-person and online using an innovative curriculum design that incorporates a variety of instructional modalities.

Want to know the full details about our program?

For admissions criteria, curriculum, clinical education, scholarship opportunities and more, check out our Athletic Training program site.

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Meet Donald – M.S. in Athletic Training Student

Learn how Donald has gained diverse experiences working with SU athletics that are preparing him to pursue a career as an athletic trainer.

Faculty with Real-World Experience

Our faculty is enthusiastic and ready to shape you into the athletic trainer you dream of becoming.

Our program incorporates best practices for didactic classroom instruction with diverse and immersive clinical experiences to prepare students for practice as a healthcare provider in two years.
Laura Marinaro Athletic Training Program Chair School of Health Sciences

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