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Mission & Vision


Our Mission


The mission of the Florida International University professional Master of Science in Athletic Training program involves a comprehensive educational approach to preparing students for a successful career in the athletic training profession. The mission is consistent with the mission of the University. The following are components of the professional Master of Science in Athletic Training Program mission:

  1. To teach the basic and advanced knowledge and skills required to be successful in the athletic training profession through learner-centered didactic and clinical education components.
  2. To instill critical thinking, problem solving, ethical reasoning abilities, and interpersonal skills required to be successful in the athletic training profession with regard to working with the physically active population. 
  3. To develop scholarly practitioners who appreciate advancing knowledge and critically examining the body of knowledge for evidence-based practice as a foundation for the delivery of athletic training care.
  4. To encourage students to become dedicated and professionally involved in the athletic training profession in terms of continuing education, leadership, and professional responsibility.

Our Vision


The vision of the Florida International University Athletic Training Program is to be nationally recognized for advancing evidence-based athletic training education, research and clinical practice as well as for cultivating athletic trainers dedicated to life-long learning and professional engagement.

To read the NWCNHS Mission & Vision, please click here