Program Expenses

Tuition & Fees

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Athletic Training Lab Fees

The Master of Athletic Training (MATR) Program assesses a $200 lab fee for each practicum course in the curriculum. The lab fees will be utilized to provide students with items required for clinical education rotations (clothing, fanny pack, scissors, etc.) and courses (supplies, apps, online practice exams, etc).

The practicum courses offered in the MATR Program with the $200 lab fee are ATH 519, 529, 539, 549, 559, and 569.

Clothing

Students are required to be in MATR program approved attire when attending clinical education rotations. Prior to the first clinical course students will be provided with one polo, two t-shirts and one sweatshirt or fleece jacket. Additional clothing items may purchased by the student at designated times. Please see the MATR Student Handbook for all the uniform guidelines.

Travel to Clinical Sites

Students are responsible for the costs associated with travel (gas, food. etc.) to and from clinical sites. These costs will vary based on the clinical site and vehicle performance but students should plan additional funds into his/her budget to cover the costs.

Textbooks

The MATR Program Faculty recognize the significant cost associated with purchasing textbooks and have tried to approach the textbook decision process with a frugal mindset. Student can be assured that if a textbook is required, that the textbook will be an integral part of the course and necessary to the student’s educational process. Additionally, when possible, the Faculty have chosen textbooks that can be used for multiple courses in an effort to help keep costs down. Finally, the Faculty also utilize the Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer (BOC) Exam Reference List to determine the resources for each course.

The following list of textbooks and their estimated costs are SUBJECT TO CHANGE, students should confirm with the course instructor and with the UIS Bookstore for most up to date information. The UIS Bookstore participates in a price matching program with other retailers, students should refer to the Price Match Guarantee page for more information.

 

BOC Exam Reference 2020 – 2021      * Textbook used for multiple classes             N = New          U = Used

Course Title & Name Required Textbook Approx Cost
ATH 511: Foundations of Athletic Training Practice *Prentice WE. Principles of Athletic Training: A Guide to Evidence-Based Clinical Practice. 16th edition, Boston:  McGraw-Hill, 2016. (ISBN: 978-1-2598-2400-5) N: $140

U: $102

Beam JW. Orthopedic Taping, Wrapping, Bracing, & Padding. 2nd ed. Philadelphia, PA: FA Davis; 2012. (ISBN: 978-0-8036-2558-7) N: $91

U: $69

*Starkey C, Brown SD, Ryan J. Examination of Orthopedic and Athletic Injuries. 4th ed. Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis; 2015. (ISBN: 978-0-8036-3918-8) N: $120

U: $90

*Kettenbach G, Schlomer SL. Writing Patient/Client Notes: Ensuring Accuracy in Documentation. 5th ed. Philadelphia, PA: FA Davis; 2016. (ISBN: 978-0-8036-3820-4) N: $47

U: $39

ATH 512: Emergency Care Cleary MA, Flanagan KW.  Acute and Emergency Care in Athletic Training. Champaign, IL:  Human Kinetics, 2020. (ISBN: 978-1492536536) N: $100

U: $90

ATH 513: Applied Clinical Anatomy and Physiology I *Archer P, Nelson LA. Applied Anatomy and Physiology for Manual Therapist. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott; 2013. (ISBN: 978-1-60547-655-1) N: $100

U: $90

Biel A. Trail Guide to the Body. 6th ed. Boulder, CO: Books of Discovery; 2019. (ISBN: 978-0-9987850-6-6) N: $77

U: $58

Biel A. Student Workbook: Trail Guide to the Body. 6th ed. Boulder, CO: Books of Discovery; 2019. (ISBN: 978-0-991466672) N: $30

U: $23

ATH 515: Therapeutic Intervention Concepts *Denegar C, Saliba E, Saliba S. Therapeutic Modalities for Musculoskeletal Injuries. 4th ed. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics; 2016. (ISBN: 978-1-4504-6901-2) N: $99

U: $75

*Kisner C, Colby LA, Borstad J. Therapeutic Exercise: Foundations and Techniques. 7th ed. Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis; 2017.(ISBN: 978-0-8036-5850-9) N: $94

U: $55

ATH 519: Athletic Training Practicum I None
ATH 522: Lower Quarter Assessment and Management *Starkey C, Brown SD, Ryan J. Examination of Orthopedic and Athletic Injuries. 4th ed. Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis; 2015.(ISBN: 978-0-8036-3918-8)  XXXXX
*Starkey C, Brown SD, Ryan J. Orthopedic and Athletic Injury Examination Handbook. 3rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis; 2015 (ISBN:978-0-8036-3919-5) N: $70

U: $53

*Kettenbach G, Schlomer SL. Writing Patient/Client Notes: Ensuring Accuracy in Documentation. 5th ed. Philadelphia, PA: FA Davis; 2016. (ISBN: 978-0-8036-3820-4) XXXXX
ATH 524: Psychosocial Aspects in Athletic Training Granquist M., Hamson-Utley J, Kenow L, Stiller-Ostrowski J. Psychosocial Strategies for Athletic Training. Philadelphia, PA: FA Davis; 2014. (ISBN: 978-0803638174) N: $70

U: $40

ATH 525: Therapeutic Interventions I *Denegar C, Saliba E, Saliba S. Therapeutic Modalities for Musculoskeletal Injuries. 4th ed. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics; 2016. (ISBN: 978-1-4504-6901-2) XXXXX
*Kisner C, Colby LA, Borstad J. Therapeutic Exercise: Foundations and Techniques. 7th ed. Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis; 2017.(ISBN: 978-0-8036-5850-9) XXXXX
ATH 527: Clinical Proficiency Integration I None XXXXX
ATH 528: Evidence-Based Research Methods *Van Lunen B, Hankemeier D. Evidence-Guided Practice: A Framework for Clinical Decision Making in Athletic Training. Thorofare, NJ: SLACK Inc; 2015. (ISBN: 978-1-61711-603-2) N: $64

U: $48

*Adams M, Swiger W. Epidemiology for Athletic Trainers: Integrating Evidence-Based Practice. Thorofare, NJ: SLACK Inc; 2015. (ISBN: 978-1-6171-1916-3) N: $60

U: $45

ATH 529: Athletic Training Practicum II None XXXXX
ATH 532: Upper Quarter Assessment and Management *Starkey C, Brown SD, Ryan J. Examination of Orthopedic and Athletic Injuries. 4th ed. Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis; 2015.(ISBN: 978-0-8036-3918-8)  XXXXX
*Starkey C, Brown SD, Ryan J. Orthopedic and Athletic Injury Examination Handbook. 3rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis; 2015 (ISBN:978-0-8036-3919-5) XXXXX
*Kettenbach G, Schlomer SL. Writing Patient/Client Notes: Ensuring Accuracy in Documentation. 5th ed. Philadelphia, PA: FA Davis; 2016. (ISBN: 978-0-8036-3820-4) XXXXX
ATH 533: Applied Clinical Anatomy and Physiology II *Archer P, Nelson LA. Applied Anatomy and Physiology for Manual Therapist. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott; 2013. (ISBN: 978-1-60547-655-1) XXXXX
*Walsh-Flanagan KM, Cuppett M. Medical Conditions in the Athlete. 3rd ed. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Mosby; 2017. (ISBN: 978-1-4925-3350-4) N: $95

U: $72

*O’Conner DP, Fincher AL. Clinical Pathology for Athletic Trainers. Thorofare, NJ: Slack, Inc; 2015. (ISBN: 978-1-61711-091-7) N: $79

U: $59

ATH 535: Therapeutic Interventions II *Denegar C, Saliba E, Saliba S. Therapeutic Modalities for Musculoskeletal Injuries. 4th ed. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics; 2016. (ISBN: 978-1-4504-6901-2) XXXXX
*Kisner C, Colby LA, Borstad J. Therapeutic Exercise: Foundations and Techniques. 7th ed. Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis; 2017.(ISBN: 978-0-8036-5850-9) XXXXX
ATH 537: Clinical Proficiency Integration II None XXXXX
ATH 538: Applied Research I *Van Lunen B, Hankemeier D. Evidence-Guided Practice: A Framework for Clinical Decision Making in Athletic Training. Thorofare, NJ: SLACK Inc; 2015. (ISBN: 978-1-61711-603-2) XXXXX
*Adams M, Swiger W. Epidemiology for Athletic Trainers: Integrating Evidence-Based Practice. Thorofare, NJ: SLACK Inc; 2015. (ISBN: 978-1-6171-1916-3) XXXXX
ATH 539: Athletic Training Practicum III None XXXXX
ATH 541: Health, Wellness, and Exercise Applications for Athletic Training Haff GG, Triplett NT. Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning. 4th edition. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics; 2016.(ISBN: 978-1-4925-0162-6) N: $119

U: $89

Campbell BI, Spano MA. NSCA’s Guide to Sport and Exercise Nutrition. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics; 2011. (ISBN: 978-0-7360-8349-2) N: $59

U: $45

Sandstead M, Caulfield S, Berninger D. Exercise Technique Manual for Resistance Training. 3rd ed. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics; 2016. (ISBN: 978-1-4925-0692-8) N: $78

U: $59

ATH 542: Medical Conditions *Walsh-Flanagan KM, Cuppett M. Medical Conditions in the Athlete. 3rd ed. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Mosby; 2017. (ISBN: 978-1-4925-3350-4) XXXXX
*O’Conner DP, Fincher AL. Clinical Pathology for Athletic Trainers. Thorofare, NJ: Slack, Inc; 2015. (ISBN: 978-1-61711-091-7) XXXXX
*Starkey C, Brown SD, Ryan J. Examination of Orthopedic and Athletic Injuries. 4th ed. Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis; 2015.(ISBN: 978-0-8036-3918-8)  XXXXX
ATH 545: Therapeutic Interventions III Houglum JE. Principles of Pharmacology for Athletic Trainers. 3 ed. Thorofare, NJ: Slack, Inc; 2016. (ISBN: 978-1617119293) N: $68

U: $51

ATH 549: Athletic Training Practicum IV None XXXXX
ATH 551: Advanced Techniques in Athletic Training Practice Brown SA, Radia FE. Orthopaedic Immobilization Techniques: A Step-By-Step Guide for Casting and Splinting. Urbana: Sagamore, 2015. (ISBN: 978-1-57167-742-6) N: $126

U: $94

Myers BA. Wound Management: Principles and Practice. 3rd ed. Boston, MA: Pearson; 2012 (ISBN: 978-0-1313-9524-4) N: $124

U: $93

ATH 552: Gait, Posture, and Movement Assessment Levine D, Richards J, Whittle MW. Whittle’s Gait Analysis. 5 ed. St. Louis: Elsevier, 2012. (ISBN: 978-0-7020-4265-2) N: $69

U: $52

*Johnson J. Postural Assessment: A Hands on Guide for Therapists. Champaign: Human Kinetics, 2012. (ISBN: 978-1-4504-0096-1) N: $35

U: $27

Cook G, Burton L, Kiesel K, Rose G, Bryant MF. Movement Functional Movement Systems: Screening, Assessment, Corrective Strategies. Aptos, CA: On Targets Publications, 2010.(ISBN: 978-1-9053-6733-7) N: $52

U: $39

ATH 555: Therapeutic Interventions IV *Denegar C, Saliba E, Saliba S. Therapeutic Modalities for Musculoskeletal Injuries. 4th ed. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics; 2016. (ISBN: 978-1-4504-6901-2) XXXXX
*Johnson J. Postural Assessment: A Hands on Guide for Therapists. Champaign: Human Kinetics, 2012. (ISBN: 978-1-4504-0096-1) XXXXX
*Kisner C, Colby LA, Borstad J. Therapeutic Exercise: Foundations and Techniques. 7th ed. Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis; 2017.(ISBN: 978-0-8036-5850-9) XXXXX
ATH 556: Athletic Training Administration Ray R, Konin J. Management Strategies for Athletic Training. 4th ed. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics; 2011. (ISBN: 978-0-7360-7738-5) N: $89

U: $67

ATH 557: Clinical Proficiency Integration III None XXXXX
ATH 559: Athletic Training Practicum V None XXXXX
ATH 561: Contemporary Management and Leadership in Healthcare Drinka TJK, Clark PG. Healthcare Teamwork. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO LLC, 2016. (ISBN: 978-1-4408-4536-9) N: $39

U: $29

Kutz M. Leadership and Management in Athletic Training: An Integrated Approach. 2nd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2010. (ISBN: 978-1-2841-2488-0) N: $93

U: $70

*Kettenbach G, Schlomer SL. Writing Patient/Client Notes: Ensuring Accuracy in Documentation. 5th ed. Philadelphia, PA: FA Davis; 2016. (ISBN: 978-0-8036-3820-4) XXXXX
ATH 567: Clinical Proficiency Integration IV None XXXXX
ATH 568: Applied Research II *Van Lunen B, Hankemeier D. Evidence-Guided Practice: A Framework for Clinical Decision Making in Athletic Training. Thorofare, NJ: SLACK Inc; 2015. (ISBN: 978-1-61711-603-2) XXXXX
*Adams M, Swiger W. Epidemiology for Athletic Trainers: Integrating Evidence-Based Practice. Thorofare, NJ: SLACK Inc; 2015. (ISBN: 978-1-6171-1916-3) XXXXX
ATH 569: Athletic Training Practicum VI None XXXXX
ATH 595: Graduate Seminar in Athletic Training Cartwright LA. Athletic Trainers’ BOC Exam Prep Enhanced Online Course. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2016. XXXXX
Van Ost L, Manfre K, Lew K. Athletic Training Exam Review: A Student Guide to Success. 5th ed. Thorofare, NJ: Slack, Inc; 2013. (ISBN: 978-1-61711-613-1) N: $66

U: $50

*Prentice WE. Principles of Athletic Training: A Guide to Evidence-Based Clinical Practice. 16th edition, Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2016. (ISBN: 978-1-2598-2400-5) XXXXX
ATH 596: Continuing Enrollment in Graduate Seminar None XXXXX
Estimated Total Cost (w/out tax) N: $2353

U: $1773

Textbook table Revised – 5.26.2020