Master of Science in Athletic Training


  • Mission Statment

    The mission of the Weber State University Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) program is to prepare students to be proficient, autonomous, and research-based clinicians by fostering strong personal connections within an inclusive, growth-minded environment.

    The Weber State University MSAT program will be an internationally-recognized leader in athletic training education, preparing forward-thinking graduates who make impactful contributions to healthcare in their communities while advancing the profession.

    Overarching Goals
    The MSAT curriculum is designed to:

    • Prepare the student to meet the curricular content necessary to be eligible to sit for the Board of Certification (BOC) examination.
    • Students will interact with and be equipped to treat a diverse patient population with a variety of health care conditions as a valued member of the health care team.
    • Students will be prepared to transition to practice.
    • Provide a research experience for the students to produce graduates that can both conduct research as well as be educated comsumers of published research.
    • Provide an individualized clinical plan for each student based on:
      • the student's personal and professional interests
      • providing the students with a variety of experiences and preceptors
      • the accreditation clinical education standards
    • Every student will have the opportunity to earn advanced certifications within/while in the program.
    • Students will have opportunities to learn skills above and beyond the required curricular content. e.g. Suturing, IVs, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue mobilization, force plates, EMG, isokinetic dynamometer, BodPod/in-body.
    • Prepare students to seek entrance into doctoral programs such as athletic training, sports psychology, kinesiology, and exercise physiology.