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UNCG Student Learning Outcomes

Kinesiology - Athletic Training (MSAT)

The mission of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro's Entry Level Master of Science degree program in Athletic Training is to produce a highly functioning Certified Athletic Trainer who possesses the desired knowledge and skills to be distinctly competitive in the job market, and who appreciates and values their role as a contributing professional in the athletic training and sports medicine community at large.


  1. The student will become a competent and skilled Certified Athletic Trainer.
  2. The student will demonstrate knowledge, skills, behaviors, and attitudes to achieve optimal health outcomes in diverse patient populations.
  3. The student will be able to critically analyze the athletic training body of knowledge and interpret its impact on the profession.

Learning Outcomes

Appropriate Healthcare in 5 Practice Domains of Athletic Training
Students will pass the BOC examination and demonstrate entry-level competency by performing at or above the national average in the areas of prevention and wellness; clinical evaluation and diagnoses; immediate and emergency care; treatment and rehabilitation; and administration, organization and professional health care.

Appropriate Healthcare Treatment for Body Regions, Patient Populations, Clinical Settings
Students will demonstrate entry-level competency for patient care and clinical decisions on body regions, patient populations, and clinical settings.

Interpret and Apply Evidence-based Medicine to Practice
Students will understand and apply the principles of evidence-based practice by becoming a consumer of literature and performing at a beginning professional level when presenting capstone experiences.

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