Gain the education and experience to go pro.
The Master of Science in Athletic Training is a two-year program, accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).
During this program you will be taught by nationally recognized faculty in state-of-the-art classrooms and research facilities. The unique curriculum, with courses in gross anatomy with dissection lab, multiple hands-on labs, clinical rotations and applied research, are just a part of the two-year program.
Clinical rotations — spanning both years — include working with WVU Big 12 athletic teams, high school athletes, professional sports, performing arts and in hospital emergency rooms.
Who you are
Athletic trainers are a valuable member of the sports medicine team, providing health care to individuals participating in all levels of sports. Athletic trainers are highly qualified and specialized health professionals who are trained in preventing, recognizing, managing and rehabilitating injuries that result from physical activity. They specialize in the treatment of athletes with an emphasis on acute evaluation and emergency medicine.
97%overall pass rate for WVU grads who take the athletic trainer national Board of Certification exam.
50 years experiencepreparing sports medicine professionals.
What You'll Do
Many alumni of the WVU Athletic Training program currently practice sports medicine throughout the country in the areas of:
- College athletics
- Professional sports
- Olympic training centers
- Performing Arts
Many are currently working as part of several NFL, MLB and NBA sports medicine teams.
“Athletic Training education at WVU has established a rich tradition of preparing extraordinary clinicians”