3+2 Planning & Sequencing

MSAT 3+2 Planning & Sequencing

The MSAT program is available as an accelerated 3+2 program for students who begin at Central Connecticut State University (and for Western Connecticut State University students in the Athletic Training 3 + 2 Fast Track – Health Promotion & Exercise Sciences). Students will have the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and a master’s degree in Athletic Training in 5 years. Students who already have a degree in Exercise Science or a related field and meet the admission requirements will be able to pursue a traditional two-year master’s degree.

Fall Year 1
BIO 111 or BMS 111 or BMS 102 or BIO 121 3
EXS 109 Introduction to Human Performance 3
ENG 105 or WRT 110 Freshman Composition 3
PE 144 Fitness/Wellness Ventures 2
Skill Area II (MATH 102 or 103 or Gen Ed Elective) 3
Total Semester Credits 14
Spring Year 1
CHEM 161 General Chemistry 3
EXS 207 Anatomy & Physiology I 3
EXS 211 Anatomy & Physiology I Lab 1
PSY 112 Introduction to Psychology 3
GEN ED Elective 3
GEN ED Elective 3
Total Semester Credits 16
Fall Year 2 (Apply to EXS Professional Program)
EXS 208 Anatomy & Physiology II 3
EXS 212 Anatomy & Physiology II Lab 1
EXS 275 Training for Sport Performance 3
PHYS 111 Introductory Physics 3
STAT 104 or STAT 200 or STAT 215 3
GEN ED Elective 3
Total Semester Credits 16
Spring Year 2
EXS 307 Human Nutrition 3
EXS 301 Applied Kinesiology 3
COMM 140 Public Speaking 3
PSY 136 Life Span Development 3
GEN ED Elective 3
Total Semester Credits 15
Fall Year 3
EXS 216 Biomechanics 3
BMS 380 Emergency Medical Technician 6
EXS 311 Stress Management 3
EXS 408 Exercise Physiology 3
Total Semester Credits 15
Spring Year 3 (Apply to Graduate School - MSAT Program)
EXS 411 Research Methods in Exercise Science 3
EXS 409 Clinical Exercise Physiology 3
EXS 415 Fitness Assess. & Exercise Prescription 3
EXS 376 Theories of Strength & Conditioning 3
EXS 416 Graded Exercise Testing 3
Total Semester Credits 15
Summer Year 4
ATR 500 Pre-Clinical in Athletic Training 1
ATR 512 Principles of Professional Practice 3
ATR 517 Prevention & Care in Sports Medicine 3
ATR 518 Clinical Application of Prevention & Care in Sports Medicine 1
ATR 519 Seminar: Emergency Medicine in Sport 1
Total Semester Credits 9
Fall Year 4
ATR 501 Clinical I – Acute & Emergency Medicine 3
ATR 527 Therapeutic Exercise 3
ATR 528 Clinical Exam & Diagnosis in Sports Medicine I 3
ATR 540 Therapeutic Interventions 3
Gen Ed (UG) 3
Total Semester Credits 15
Spring Year 4
ATR 502 Clinical II - Orthopedics 3
ATR 513 Org & Admin in Sports Medicine 3
ATR 521 Pharmacology in Sports Medicine 3
ATR 529 Clinical Exam & Diagnosis in Sports Medicine II 3
Gen Ed (UG) 3
Total Semester Credits 15
Summer Year 5
ATR 503 Clinical III- Rehabilitation 1
ATR 504 Clinical IV- PPE/Pre-season Experience 2
PE 597 Research in Physical Education & Exercise Science I 3
PE 598 Research in Physical Education & Exercise Science II 3
Total Semester Credits 9
Fall Year 5
ATR 505 Clinical V - General Medical 3
EXS 519 Sports Biomechanics 3
ATR 532 Psychological Aspects in Sports Medicine 3
Total Semester Credits 9
Spring Year 5
ATR 506 Clinical VI Non-Sport & Adolescent 6
ATR 590 Capstone Experience in Athletic Training 3
Total Semester Credits 9

Admissions Contact

Graduate Recruitment & Admissions
Peter Morano
Associate Professor, Chairperson, MSAT Program Director
Physical Education & Human Performance
Athletic Training, MSAT
Harrison J. Kaiser Hall
018-04