Athletic Training

Master of Science (M.S.)

Turn your passion for sports and health into a fulfilling career.

As an athletic trainer, you will be a key collaborator with physicians and other health team members to provide preventative services and emergency care to injuries and medical conditions and improve performance for physically active patients.

Through Frostburg State’s program you'll learn from classroom instruction, as well as clinical rotation opportunities to gain practical hands-on experience.

From pathology of injuries to rehabilitation and nutrition, you’ll acquire the tools to become an integral part of a health care team. You'll develop your critical thinking, problem-solving and decision-making skills needed in a field where time and deft action are vital. 

 

 

Athletic Training Program Highlights

  • Gain in-the-field clinical experience with intercollegiate athletes, high school athletes and other affiliate sites under the supervision of a certified and licensed athletic trainer and other health care providers.

  • Actively participate in interactive classes with a combination of didactic and clinical experiences, including education of medical knowledge and human performance skills.

  • Practice your exercise science skills within FSU’s well-equipped facilities, including a modern physiology lab and athletic training clinic with state-of-art therapeutic equipment.

  • Develop your critical thinking, problem-solving and decision-making skills needed in a field where time and deft action are vital.

  • Participate in FSU’s Athletic Training Club, Student Athletic Advisory Committee or Student Health Advisory Council and expand your professional development in the athletic training field.

What can I do with an Athletic Training program degree?

$48,420

Median pay for athletic trainers (BLS 2021)


Related Occupations

Sports Coach

Performing Arts Athletic Trainer

Physician Assistant 

Whether it’s high school or professional athletics, hospitals or public safety, military or performing arts, your Masters in Athletic Training will prepare you for many different settings. From pathology of injuries to rehabilitation and nutrition, you will acquire the tools to become an integral part of any healthcare team.

What You'll Learn

The hands-on program is specially designed to prepare students for multiple paths in health sciences and allied health professions and prepare you to pass the Board of Certification examination to become a certified athletic trainer. You will learn how to provide preventative services, emergency care to injuries and medical conditions, and improve performance for physically active patients.

Please note: The undergraduate athletic training program at Frostburg State University is no longer admitting students. Information on a 3-year Bachelor’s degree program transitioning to the Master’s degree in athletic training is online.

Our Alumni

Our athletic training graduates have gone on to a variety of successful careers.

Job Titles

  • Athletic trainer

Employers

  • Tampa Bay Lightening
  • Precision Orthopedics
  • Pivot Physical Therapy
  • PT Solutions Physical Therapy
  • P.R.I.S.M. Spine and Joint
  • DC Public Schools
  • Frostburg State University
  • Shepherd University

Why choose Frostburg State University for Graduate School?

Hear from a few of our alumni on the benefits of a graduate degree from Frostburg State.

A Frostburg State education: more valuable than ever.

With nationally recognized academic programs, real-world learning experiences, a top-notch support system, and a thriving student life, Frostburg State is a place where you can discover yourself, define your goals, and prepare for your future.

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