DECIDE cedarville.edu/MAT to make athletic training your ministry for Christ. MASTER OF ATHLETIC TRAINING
PROGRAM FEATURES Credit hours 68 Start in MAY Completion time 2 YEARS Program delivery IN-CLASS AFFORDABLE with financial aid available Learn more: cedarville.edu/gradcosts A LIFE OF IMPACT FOR CHRIST DOESN’T HAPPEN BY CHANCE. IT HAPPENS BY CHOICE. Deciding to pursue aMaster of Athletic Training at Cedarville is a great next step to prepare to use athletic training as aministry for Christ. Cedarville University’s Master of Athletic Training programwill equip you to pass the National Athletic Trainers Association - Board of Certification (NATA-BOC) national exam and become a Certified Athletic Trainer. Through exceptional classroom teaching and realworld, hands-on experiences, Cedarville’s MAT will train you as a skilled athletic trainer who serves with Christlike compassion. Cedarville’s program is one of the few distinctly ChristianMAT programs in the country. FACULTY LEADERSHIP Evan Hellwig, PhD, PT, AT Dean, School of Allied Health Michael S. Weller, EdD, AT Program Director, Associate Professor of Athletic Training I chose Cedarville for my Athletic Training degree because of the Christ-centered environment and the great education I knew I would receive.” DENNIS KISTULINEC MASTER OF ATHLETIC TRAINING CLASS OF 2024
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM CEDARVILLE’S MAT Biblical – With biblical integration in every course, you will discover how to serve your clients with the mind of Christ. Accredited – Cedarville’s current Athletic Training program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). State-of-the-Art Facilities – Program is housed in a brand-new second-story addition to the Callan Athletic Center, which includes classrooms and student collaboration spaces. It also utilizes Cedarville’s 3,000-square-foot athletic training facility with a devoted educational laboratory. Mentoring Faculty – Christian faculty members who are highly credentialed practicing clinicians and will teach, advise, and care about your success. Interprofessional Collaboration – You will benefit from interprofessional interaction with students and faculty from Cedarville’s well-established and well-regarded healthcare programs, such as nursing, pharmacy, and our PA program. You will be trained in procedures from professors from other disciplines, including wound care, suturing, pharmacology, and general medical procedures. Clinical Experiences – During your coursework, you will complete clinical experiences with Cedarville Yellow Jackets NCAA Division II athletic teams and with high school, collegiate, and professional teams as well as medical facilities under the direction of a preceptor. OUTCOMES: WHERE CAN YOU WORK AS AN ATHLETIC TRAINER? Athletic Trainers are found in a variety of places beyond the traditional high school, college, and professional sports teams. You will also be qualified to work in the following: Physician practices (orthopedic, pediatric, geriatric, family medicine) Dance medicine Industrial medicine Health clinics Hospitals ACCELERATED BS TO MAT OPTION Cedarville University also offers a BS in sport medicine/MAT accelerated completion option, allowing you to complete both degrees in just five years. As an incoming undergraduate student, you can choose to begin Cedarville’s BS in sport medicine program and move into the Master of Athletic Training portion of the degree after three years. We have strategically designed the BS in sport medicine curriculum so the senior year is taken as part of the first year of the MAT program. When you are admitted into the MAT program, you are able to complete a BS in sport medicine, Cedarville’s Bible minor, and a Master of Athletic Training degree in five years.
ABOUT GRADUATE STUDY AT CEDARVILLE: When you pursue a graduate degree from Cedarville University, you are joining a community of more than 500 master’s and doctoral-level students who are pursuing God’s call on their life through advanced education in 28 business, ministry, and healthcare programs. Study online or in-person, and you will engage with faculty who are experts in their field and care deeply for you as a student. You will experience excellent education and a network of support and academic resources that are dedicated to your success. More than 300 Fortune 500 companies, top government agencies, and educational institutions recruit Cedarville graduates each year because of their career preparation, high-level integrity, and incredible work ethic. If you want to lead and serve with excellence wherever God calls you, adding a graduate degree from Cedarville is the right choice for your next professional step. Home to a total student body of 5,082 graduate, undergraduate, and dual enrolled students, Cedarville is fulfilling its mission to transform students’ lives through excellent education and intentional discipleship in submission to biblical authority. BIBLICAL All of our graduate courses are built on the solid foundation of Scripture. Gain the skills you need to lead and serve Christ wherever He leads. ACCELERATED You will earn your MAT in just 24 months. REAL-WORLD EXPERIENCE You will complete immersive clinical experiences experiences where you will fulfill the role of a full-time athletic trainer. COLLABORATIVE You will benefit from interprofessional interaction with students and faculty from Cedarville’s wellestablished and well-regarded healthcare programs. CEDARVILLE.EDU/GRADUATE For more information on Cedarville’s graduate programs, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org • 937-766-8000 WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM YOUR CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY GRADUATE ATHLETIC TRAINING DEGREE: