Mission, Vision and Goals

Master of Athletic Training Program Mission & Vision Statement:

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Consistent with the mission and vision statement of the University of Houston (UH), and the Department of Health and Human Performance (HHP), the Master of Athletic Training Program (MATP) will offer a nationally competitive Athletic Training Program that will give students opportunities for learning, inquiry, discovery and personal and professional growth in a real world setting that will prepare students both academically and clinically to enter the workforce as an Athletic Trainer and be successful contributors to the fields of athletic training and sports medicine. 

Master of Athletic Training Program Goals:

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

  1. Offer a nationally competitive athletic training program that uses the most current National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Educational Competencies and the Board of Certification (BOC) Athletic Training Practice Domains as the infrastructure for the curriculum. Goal number 1 will be assessed using this evaluation.

  2. Give the Master of Athletic Training Students opportunities for learning, inquiry, discovery and 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 these evaluations.

  3. Prepare Master of Athletic Training Students to pass the Board of Certification Exam for Athletic Training and enter the workforce as an Athletic Trainer and be successful contributors to the field. Goal 3 will be assessed beginning in 2016.