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Mission and Goals

Master of Athletic Training Program Mission Statement:

MAT program

Consistent with the mission of the University of Houston (UH) and the Department of Health and Human Performance, the Master of Athletic Training (MAT) program will offer a nationally competitive athletic training program that will generate knowledge, develop leaders and scholars, and provide students opportunities for learning, and personal and professional growth.  These opportunities will occur in a real-world clinical settings that will prepare students academically, clinically, and through scholarly involvement to enter the workforce as an athletic trainer and be successful contributors to the medical profession. 

Master of Athletic Training Program Goals:

The goals of the Master of Athletic Training Program include the following:

  1. Offer MAT students a nationally competitive athletic training program that uses the most current curricular standards and professional practice domains as the infrastructure for the curriculum and to generate knowledge as well as develop leaders and scholars. Goal number 1 will be assessed using this document.

  2. Provide MAT students opportunities for learning as well as personal and professional growth in a real world clinical setting with an interdisciplinary group of faculty and preceptors dedicated to program and student success. Goal number 2 will be assessed using this document.

  3. Prepare MAT students to pass the Board of Certification Exam for Athletic Training, enter the workforce as an Athletic Trainer, and be a successful contributor to the medical profession. Goal 3 will be assessed using this document.