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Athletic Training

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  • Accelerated
  • Master of Athletic Training
  • Erie, Pennsylvania
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  • Prevent, Treat and Rehabilitate Injuries with an Athletic Training Degree from Gannon University

    Gannon University’s Master of Athletic Training program prepares students to deliver patient-centered health care through classroom and clinical education experiences. Students will study essential topics including injury prevention, clinical examination and diagnosis, acute care of injuries and illnesses, and more. Students will also be well prepared to sit for the national certification examination through the Board of Certification Inc. Athletic trainers work within a variety of health care settings including universities, hospitals and physician offices, industrial settings, performing arts, and more.

    • Gain valuable patient experiences available in more than 20 clinical education sites regionally and nationally.
    • CAATE Accredited ProgramAccredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education.
    • Earn your Master of Athletic Training degree in just five years

    Learn to Lead the Way in Athletic Training

    • Program coursework and requirements prepare you to take the board of certification and become a certified athletic trainer.
    • Learn to collaborate with physicians, athletic trainers and other health care professionals to provide quality health care to various types of patient populations.
    • Experience interprofessional opportunities with students from other health care professions through the program curriculum.

    Experience an Exceptional Learning Environment

    • Complete an immersive clinical education experience in your final semester with clinical sites available across the country.
    • Learn in our Patient Simulation Center, a clinical-like setting that mimics the way health care professionals collaborate in real time using the protocols you’ll encounter in your career.
    • Engage in student-led research and integration of evidence-based practice under the supervision of faculty experts.

    Inspire Your Academic Success

    Gain real-world knowledge through key athletic training courses including:

    Clinical Application of Care and Prevention in Athletic Training: Develop the essential skill application needed for the prevention, assessment and treatment of acute and emergent illness and injuries.

    Practical Applications of Health and Wellness: Examine the principles of nutrition and wellness as it relates to sports participants; learn to design and apply programs for diet planning, aerobic and anaerobic training.

    Clinical Experience: Complete a full-time clinical experience that is designed for immersion in supervised training practice.

    Achieve the Possibilities

    Students will gain a high-quality education that enables success in the rigors of graduate school or a future profession. Through an array of program opportunities, you can:

    • Gain valuable clinical education experiences that will provide you with real-world opportunities to prepare you for your career path.
    • Secure your career in a growing field with diverse opportunities that include employment in universities, hospitals and physician offices, performing arts, professional sports, military and more.
    • Earn an average salary of $49,860 in a career that is projected to grow by 16% by 2029.



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  • MAT in Ruskin, FL
  • Graduate Admissions

    Phone: 814-871-7474
    Toll Free: 1-800-426-6668

    Office Location:
    Courthouse Commons
    150 W. Sixth St.

    Email: graduate@gannon.edu