Jan 24, 2022  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Athletic Training (Master of Science)

(This program will begin enrolling students in Summer 2022)

Endicott’s M.S. in Athletic Training is an exciting program where students will gain practical hands-on experience and develop a strong foundation in the discipline through an intensive educational curriculum containing the necessary competencies and proficiencies established by the CAATE 2020 Professional Standards. All students enrolled in the program will participate in several dynamic clinical experiences such as, collegiate, pediatric, emergency care, orthopedic, primary care, and other specialties, that will prepare students for careers as an Allied Health Professional.

The Athletic Training program explores five key areas:

  • Injury/illness prevention and wellness protection
  • Clinical evaluation and diagnosis
  • Immediate and emergency care
  • Treatment and rehabilitation
  • Organization and professional health and wellbeing

Key features of the program:

  • Engage in exciting clinical experiences with knowledgeable preceptors that will support your knowledge and skill development
  • Immediately apply your knowledge and skills with high level athletes under the guidance and supervision of team physicians and athletic trainers
  • Participate in numerous networking opportunities with a variety of allied health professionals during clinical experiences, conferences, lectures, club activities, alumni events, and panel events.
  • Learn innovative techniques while practicing in our state of the art facilities with our experienced and knowledgeable faculty.
  • Enhance your resume by adding other certifications and specialties that will enhance your professional value such as: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), American Heart Association Instructor, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), M1 Graston Technique

Admission Requirements

All candidates must apply online at: endicott.edu/admission/information-for-graduate-students/apply

Applicants should submit the following to Graduate Admission, Endicott College, 376 Hale Street, Beverly, MA 01915:

  • Non-refundable $50.00 application fee (check made payable to Endicott College, cash or online) Application fee waived for veteran and military students;
  • Two letters of recommendation (one academic reference and one professional reference);
  • Official transcripts of all post-secondary academic work sent directly from the institution(s) including confirmation of undergraduate degree, date confirmed, and any other graduate work;
  • Essay of 250-500 words on career goals and motivation for graduate study;
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for all students whose native language is not English; minimum score of 550 (paper-based) or 79 (iBT) is required. The institutional code for Endicott College is 3369. Endicott also accepts an IELTS score of 6.0 or better;
  • Students must have completed an undergraduate bachelor’s degree and have maintained a 3.0 cumulative GPA and completed all prerequisite core coursework with a C+ or better. Prerequisite coursework includes:
    • 4 credits of Biology (with lab)
    • 4 credits Human Anatomy (with lab)
    • 4 credits Human Physiology (with lab)
    • 4 credits Chemistry (with lab)
    • 4 credits Physics (with lab)
    • 4 credits Exercise Physiology (with lab)
    • 4 credits Kinesiology/Biomechanics 
    • Statistics or Research Methods 
    • General Psychology
    • Nutrition
  • Students must also meet specific requirements including:
    • Documented minimum of 30 hours under the direct supervision of a certified athletic trainer.
    • Students must hold current certification in BLS Healthcare Provider.
    • Students must meet the Technical Standards and expectations with or without accommodations.


International Applicants for Graduate Admission
Endicott College welcomes and encourages applicants from around the world. International applicants are required to hold a college or university degree equivalent to a four-year American baccalaureate degree. Educational documents in a foreign language are required to be translated into English. All transcripts and translations of transcripts must be official originals and must show courses completed, grades received, grading scale, duration of study, degree or diploma received, and the date conferred. Endicott College reserves the right to request verification of the credentials
by an external agency. 

International applicants must submit current TOEFL scores when their native language is not English or when their baccalaureate transcript is not from an institution where English is the language of instruction. Once students have been admitted as degree candidates, Endicott College will send detailed instructions about the process for acquiring an Endicott-sponsored student visa.

Program of Study

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will: 

  • Develop competency in interprofessional socialization and communicate effectively as part of the health care team.
  • Model and integrate foundational behaviors of athletic training professional practice.
  • Implement critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse within the discipline of athletic training.
  • Critically apply the principles of evidenced-based practice for improving patient outcomes.
  • Demonstrate competency and proficiency in all domains of athletic training.

Required Curriculum

MSAT Year One

Summer Session I, Second Seven Weeks - Credits: 1

MSAT Year One - Total Credits: 43

MSAT Year Two

Summer Session II - Credits: 2

MSAT Year Two - Total Credits: 29

Total Degree Requirements - 72 credits