Masters of Athletic Training Curriculum | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Current Curriculum (through Spring 2021)

The following courses are offered once each year in the semester listed and must be taken in sequence unless granted permission by the instructor and Program Director.

Full Summer Semester Courses
Course Designation Credit Hours
HPAT 5203 Functional Anatomy 2 hours
HPAT 5222 Introduction to Clinical Education 2 hours
HPAT 5500 Human Anatomy 5 hours
Total Hours 9 hours
Fall 1
Course Designation Credit Hours
HPAT 5200 Research Methods 2 hours
HPAT 5201 Clinical Experience I 2 hours
HPAT 5215 Therapeutic Modalities 2 hours
HPAT 5217 Pathophysiology 2 hours
HPAT 5303 Management & Prevention of Injuries 3 hours
HPAT 5305 Biomechanics 3 hours
Total Hours 14 hours
Spring 1
Course Designation Credit Hours
HPAT 5206 Clinical Experience II 2 hours
HPAT 5223 Special Populations & Concerns for the Athletic Trainer 2 hours
HPAT 5234 Pharmacology 2 hours
HPAT 5312 Introduction to Therapeutic Exercise and Strength Training 3 hours
HPAT 5324 Lower Extremity Evaluation 3 hours
Total Hours 12 hours
Summer 1 Semester Courses
Course Designation Credit Hours
HPAT 5120 Research Directed Study I 1 hour
HPAT 5210 Head, Neck & Spine Evaluation 2 hours
Optional Practicum or Independent Study Options                        
Total Hours 3 hours
Fall 2
Course Designation Credit Hours
HPAT 5225 Clinical Experience III 2 hours
HPAT 5302 Therapeutic Exercise 3 hours
HPAT 5323 Management & Identification of General Medical Conditions 3 hours
HPAT 5401 Upper Extremity Evaluation 4 hours
Total Hours 12 hours
Spring 2
Course Designation Credit Hours
HPAT 5130 Athletic Training Review 1 hour
HPAT 5214 Seminar in Athletic Training 2 hours
HPAT 5227 Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment 2 hours
HPAT 5228 Clinical Experience IV 2 hours
HPAT 5322 Athletic Training Administration             3 hours
Total Hours 10 hours
Combined Total Hours
  Credit Hours
Program Total SCH 60 hours

 

Curriculum Effective Summer 2020
Summer 1
Course Designation Credit Hours
HPAT 5222 Clinical Practice and Professional Behavior 2 hours
HPAT 5500 Human Anatomy 5 hours
HPAT 5203 Functional Anatomy 2 hours
Total Hours 9 hours
Fall 1
Course Designation Credit Hours
HPAT 5211 Evidence Based Practice 2 hours
HPAT 5209 Clinical Practice I 2 hours
HPAT 5325 Lower Quarter Assessment and Manual Therapy 3 hours
HPAT 5327 Therapeutic Interventions 3 hours
HPAT 5305 Biomechanics 3 hours
HPAT 5207 Acute and Emergency Care 2 hours
Total Hours 15 hours
Spring 1
Course Designation Credit Hours
HPAT 5212 Clinical Practice II 2 hours
HPAT 5326 Upper Quarter Assessment and Manual Therapy 3 hours
HPAT 5306 Advanced Therapeutic Interventions 3 hours
HPAT 5106 Clinical Reasoning I 1 hour
HPAT 5330 Primary Care and Clinical Pathology 3 hours
Total Hours 12 hours
Summer 2 (short semester- summer 1 off for summer 2)
Course Designation Credit Hours
HPAT 5216 Clinical Reasoning II 2 hours
HPAT 5227 Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment 2 hours
HPAT 5123 Special Populations in Health Care                   1 hour 
HPAT 5099 Optional Practicum/Independent Study  
Total Hours 5 hours
Fall 2
Course Designation Credit Hours
HPAT 5800 Clinical Practice III 8 hours
HPAT 5208 Nutrition & Enhanced Sports Performance 2 hours
Total Hours 10 hours
Spring 2
Course Designation Credit Hours
HPAT 5213 Behavioral Medicine 2 hours
HPAT 5310 Health Care and Business Management 3 hours
HPAT 5130 Athletic Training Review 1 hour
HPAT 5328 Clinical Practice IV             3 hours
Total Hours 9 hours
Combined Total Hours
  Credit Hours
Program Total SCH 60 hours