This fully online program prepares you, post-professional athletic trainers, to become exemplary and scholarly athletic training practitioners by providing evidence-based educational opportunities to achieve academic, social, spiritual, professional, and personal development. The program provides intensive study in evidence-based practice, athletic training teaching methods, administration and organization, as well as advanced therapeutic exercise and rehabilitation. Clinical experience in the field is expected during the fall and spring semesters.
- Work and earn degree simultaneously
- Courses are offered fully online
- Study and enhance skills in administration, therapeutic exercise and teaching
- Earn continuing education units while completing degree
Graduates are prepared for athletic training positions at the high school, community college, university, professional and private−sector levels.
Jim Ave, Ph.D., ATC
- Application form and fee
- One letter of recommendation
- Statement of intent
- Official transcripts verifying bachelor’s degree in athletic training
- Minimum 2.75 GPA
- If GPA is below 2.75 please submit a current resume and letter of explanation
- Current BOC certification with good standing or eligibility for the BOC certification examination
Required Courses (21 Units)
|ATR 700A||Evidence-Based Practice in Athletic Training I||3|
|ATR 700B||Evidence-Based Practice in Athletic Training II||3|
|ATR 705||Advanced Therapeutic Exercise||3|
|ATR 710||Athletic Training Pedagogical Studies||3|
|ATR 720||Advanced Athletic Training Administration||3|
|ATR 792A||Professional Standards in Athletic Training I||3|
|ATR 792B||Professional Standards in Athletic Development II||3|
Master of Arts Core (9 Units)
|KIN 715||Legal Aspects of Kinesiology and Sport||3|
|KIN 771||Research Methods in Kinesiology||3|
|KIN 779||Values in Kinesiology and Sport||3|
|ATR 796||Comprehensive Examination||0 – 0|
State authorization is a federal requirement in the HigherEducation Act that requires institutions to be authorized in the state in which online programs are offered. Fresno Pacific University works regularly with individual state authorization agencies to meet each state's requirements. Currently, Fresno Pacific University has received authorization to offer online degree programs in all but six states: Georgia, Michigan, New York, New Mexico, Rhode Island and Wisconsin.
For the latest updates on the status of FPU's authorization in your state, contact your FPU Admissions representative.