Clinical Athletic Training

Master of Science in Clinical Athletic Training (M.S.)

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Bloomsburg University's clinical athletic training graduate program prepares students to function as health care providers in injury prevention, recognition and treatment. This two-year entry-level program follows a competency-based approach in preparing students to think conceptually and analytically.

The clinical athletic training program is open to all students who have completed a bachelor's degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0 in a related field and who meet the CAT program's admission criteria.

BU offers clinical athletic training accredited at the master's entry-level. The athletic training curriculum is designed for full-time students to attend three semesters in the first year and two semesters in the second and final year. A total of 39 credits is needed to earn an M.S. in Clinical Athletic Training.


Clinical Athletic Training Accreditation

Bloomsburg University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The program has been placed on Probation as of Feb. 23, 2018, by the CAATE, 6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100, Austin, TX 78731-3101.

CAT Program Coordinator
    Joseph Hazzard, Ed.D., ATC |

Department of Exercise Science
256 Nelson Field House
Fax: 570-389-5047


An athletic training focus ...

Clinical athletic training is designed to develop future athletic trainers through highly-ranked education. This program prepares entry-level athletic trainers for competencies in:

  • risk management and injury prevention
  • pathology of injuries and illnesses
  • assessment and evaluation of injuries
  • acute care of injury and illness
  • pharmacology
  • therapeutic modalities
  • general medical conditions and disabilities
  • nutritional aspects of injury and illness
  • psychosocial intervention and referral
  • health care administration and professional development