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Earn your Master's degree at JMU

'As the first accredited program in Virginia, JMU Athletic Training has more than 30 years of education experience preparing professionals to meet the demands of patient care.'

– Jamie L. Frye, Ph.D., LAT, ATC, Associate Professor and Athletic Training Program Director 

Description of Program

This major prepares students to sit for the national certification examination through the Board of Certification, Inc. Areas of study include injury prevention, clinical examination and diagnosis, acute care of injuries and illnesses, therapeutic interventions, psychosocial strategies and referrals, health promotion, healthcare administration, evidence-based practice, and professional development and responsibility. This program is comprised of both academic and clinical requirements.

Degree offered

Master of Science in Athletic Training


The undergraduate Athletic Training Program at James Madison University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The program is currently applying to the CAATE for a change in level of degree.

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