Our two year Master of Science in Athletic Training program is designed to promote a comprehensive education both in the classroom and in clinical experiences.
To prepare students to function as evidence-based clinicians in a dynamic health care environment. Through innovative interprofessional, clinical practice and didactic experiences, students will develop reflective clinical practice and critical reasoning skills to treat diverse populations.
Graduates will become clinicians focused on patient-centered care, life-long learners and leaders who are advocates for the profession and are committed to service.
An athletic trainer is a health care professional educated and experienced in the management of health care problems associated with sport and physcial exercise. In cooperation with physicians and other health care personnel, the athletic trainer functions as an important member of the health care team in schools, colleges, universities, professional sports programs, sports medicine clinics, and other health care settings.
The University at Buffalo is currently seeking accreditation for their new Athletic Training program and is not accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The institution will be submitting a self-study to begin the accreditation process on October 1, 2019.