Mission and Goals​

Athletic Training Mission

The Master of Athletic Training prepares highly qualified, ethical health care professionals with a depth of knowledge and judgment to competently advance the art and science of athletic training.


Vision Statement

The Master of Athletic Training will strive for recognition as a premier program in educating future athletic trainers with a strong foundation of scientific principles, innovative educational strategies and a strong emphasis in clinical education, so they are prepared to advance athletic training to better serve the patients, the profession, and the community.


Students will use the knowledge, skills and dispositions learned and mastered during the MAT to be gainfully employed or furthering their education.

Graduates will be highly qualified, professional and successful athletic trainers.

Students will develop sensitivity towards the ethical issues and dilemmas created within an evolving technologic society and the need to respond in ways which affirm and protect human rights and values.

Graduates will be able to function as an athletic trainer in a variety of clinical settings and interact with a diverse patient population to produce the best possible patient outcomes.

Value the contribution of research to the advancement of theoretical knowledge and practice within athletic training.

Value the need for lifelong personal and professional development.