Athletic Training (M.S.)

Athletic Training (M.S.)

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2022 through summer 2023. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Core Courses
ATTR 500Bracing, Taping, and Wrapping2
ATTR 501Foundations of Athletic Training3
ATTR 503Emergency Care3
ATTR 505Healthcare Translational Research and Statistics4
ATTR 510Clinical Integrations I1
ATTR 511Clinical Integration II1
ATTR 520Examination and Treatment I4
ATTR 525Examination and Treatment II4
ATTR 530Examination and Treatment III5
ATTR 540Examination and Treatment IV4
ATTR 541Pharmacology2
ATTR 600Healthcare Administration3
ATTR 601Healthcare Leadership and Patient Instructions2
ATTR 610Clinical Integration III2
ATTR 611Clinical Integration IV3
ATTR 612Clinical Integrations V2
ATTR 620Manual Therapy Techniques3
ATTR 625Musculoskeletal Diagnostic Imaging3
ATTR 630Behavioral and Population Health3
BIOM 513Human Gross Anatomy5
Choose one of the following: 13-6
Clinical Reasoning
Thesis Proposal 2
Thesis Defense 2
Total Hours62-65

Student must either choose to take ATTR 680 Clinical Reasoning (3 c.h.) or choose to take ATTR 689 Thesis Proposal (3 c.h.) and ATTR 690 Thesis Defense (3 c.h.)


Any student who is not ready for enrollment in ATTR 690 Thesis Defense (3 c.h.) after completing ATTR 689 Thesis Proposal (3 c.h.) may be required, as determined by the student's thesis chair, to repeat ATTR 689 Thesis Proposal (3 c.h.) until deemed ready for enrollment in ATTR 690 Thesis Defense (3 c.h.)

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 62 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No more than two grades of C may be applied to the degree (includes grades of C+ & C-)
  • No grade of D or below may be applied to the degree (includes grades of D+ & D-)
  • Liberty University course work that is more than 10 years old may not be applied towards this degree. Students are required to repeat the course if it has exceeded the age limit
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Resident Format

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