Graduate Overview

Master of Athletic Training
Office Phone: (217) 206-8414
Office Location: SLB 16B

The Master of Athletic Training Program (MATR) prepares highly qualified, multi-skilled allied healthcare professionals who collaborate with physicians to prevent, diagnose, and utilize therapeutic interventions and rehabilitation techniques to treat acute and chronic injuries and medical conditions. Students accepted into the MATR will gain strong foundational knowledge in the classroom, develop clinical competency in the clinical proficiency integration course series, experience diverse practice settings during the practicum rotations, and create a personalized education by providing input on practicum placement.

During the MATR the following Core Competencies outlined by the Commission on the Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) will be emphasized:

  •    Patient-Centered Care
  •    Interprofessional Practice and Interprofessional Education
  •    Evidence-Based Practice
  •    Quality Improvement
  •    Health Care Informatics
  •    Professionalism