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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Curriculum

Page address: http://ahn.mnsu.edu/athletictraining/curriculum/

Course Sequence

Year 1

   

Summer 1

(2nd summer session, 6 credits)

Fall Semester 1

(8 credits)

Spring Semester 1

(8 credits)

HP 607 Athletic Training Techniques (3) hybrid course (online with short residency for laboratory skills)

HP 606 Anatomic Basis of Musculoskeletal Injury (3) online course

HP 542 Evaluation Techniques I (3)

HP 584 Clinical Experience I (2)

HP 621 Therapeutic Interventions I (3)

HP 543 Evaluation Techniques II (3)

HP 585 Clinical Experience II (2)

HP 622 Therapeutic Interventions II (3)

Year 2

   

Summer 2

(1st summer session, 4 credits)

Fall Semester 2

(10 credits)

Spring Semester 2

(8 credits)

HP 615 Research Methods & Statistics (4) online course

HP 684 Clinical Experience Capstone I (2)

HP 639 Pathology & Pharmacology in Athletic Training (3)

HP 556 Athletic Testing & Conditioning (2)

HP 572 Psychology of Sport and Athletic Injury (3)

HP 685 Clinical Experience Capstone II (2)

HP 670 Seminar in Healthcare Administration & Professional Development (3)

HP 539 Nutrition for Sport & Exercise (3) or in spring I or summer II Existing course taught online during summer or offered spring semester

44 total credits are required for the professional program. The HP 684 and HP 685 Clinical Experience Capstone I and II capstone courses will function as the students’ capstone requirement. In addition to obtaining clinical experiences under the direction of a preceptor the students will be required to complete an evidence-based practice research project. The project will cross both courses/semesters with required submission as an abstract for presentation, or as a poster presentation (state, region, or national professional conference), or as a manuscript submission to an appropriate journal.

Course Descriptions

HP 539 (3) Nutrition for Physical Activity and Sport
HP 542 (2) Evaluation Techniques I
HP 543 (3) Evaluation Techniques II
HP 556 (2) Athletic Testing and Conditioning
HP 572 (3) Psychology of Sport and Athletic Injury
HP 584 (2) Clinical Experience I
HP 585 (2) Clinical Experience II
HP 606 (3) Anatomic Basis of Musculoskeletal Injury
HP 607 (3) Athletic Training Techniques
HP 615 (4) Research Methodology and Statistical Concepts
HP 621 (3) Therapeutic Interventions I
HP 622 (3) Therapeutic Interventions II
HP 639 (3) Pathology and Pharmacology in Athletic Training
HP 670 (3) Seminar in Healthcare Administration & Professional Development
HP 684 (2) Clinical Experience Capstone I
HP 685 (2) Clinical Experience Capstone II