Master of Science in Athletic Training (MS-AT)



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At the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, you’ll be part of an athletic training program that is focused on YOUR development. As the largest athletic training graduate program in Wisconsin, our mission is truly student-centered and we strive to provide a comprehensive learning experience for your future success as an athletic trainer.

Mission Statement

The athletic training program at UW-Stevens Point is committed to serving students seeking national certification in athletic training. The MS-AT program will strive to incorporate effective teaching strategies, hands-on learning, the latest technologies, and mentorship to prepare students to excel as athletic training professionals. The MS-AT program will provide a collaborative, responsible, student-centered and experiential learning environment, which will produce students who are passionate and productive athletic trainers, critical thinking lifelong learners, and ambassadors for cooperative and effective health care for active individuals

Accreditation and Outcomes

CAATEThe UW-Stevens Point athletic training program is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) which holds us to the highest level of outcome data. Graduates with this degree are prepared and eligible to sit for the national Board of Certification (BOC) examination. In order to practice as an athletic trainer, a student must graduate from a CAATE-accredited program and pass the BOC examination.

Career Guidance

During your education, the athletic training faculty and staff will work with you to determine your career goals and help you attain them. Graduates of the MS-AT program are employed in a wide variety of settings such as colleges and high schools as well as the industrial or clinical setting. Many of these jobs are in Wisconsin, but our Pointer alumni network expands across the nation. Our graduate placement rate for students is 90% or higher in AT-related positions.  

Clinical Experience

Our clinical education coordinators work closely with students to ensure you are getting the clinical experiences necessary to be successful. Clinical experiences during your first year in the MS-AT program are with clinical preceptors in the Stevens Point area. During your second year, clinical experiences can expand to settings across the nation as long as we are able to ensure a positive learning experience. During this time, you are still engaged with UWSP faculty via online courses and mentoring sessions. 

Meet Your Athletic Training Professors

Our faculty and staff are ready to assist you in achieving your athletic training goals and are devoted to providing you with an outstanding educational experience.

Top 5 Reasons to Apply to Master of Science in Athletic Training at UW-Stevens Point

Top 5Take it from our students and alumni who live and breathe our program – here are the top 5 resason to apply to UWSP:

  • #5: Individualized Clinical Education Experience
  • #4: State-of-the-Art Facilities
  • #3: Community and Alumni Support
  • #2: Unique Research Opportunities
  • #1: Engaged Faculty and Small Class Sizes

For more information about the UW-Stevens Point Master of Science in Athletic Training program, sign up for an info session.



  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
"When I hire a UW-Stevens Point athletic training graduate, I'm confident we will get a competent, mature individual ready to make sound clinical decisions.”
–Jim Nesbit
Marshfield Clinic Health System

"UW-Stevens Point athletic training students have knowledge of injuries and treatments that far exceeded the expectations."
–Jesse Jorgensen
Bellin Sports Medicine