Dr. Jessica Moore, EdD, ATC will join the Athletic Training Program as a Full-time faculty. In her primary role as Assistant Professor, she will share her expertise in AT 600 General Medical Conditions as well as Co-Teaching varies courses alongside Dr. Jeffery Kawaguchi and Dr. Dana Bates.
Master of Science in Athletic Training
Athletic trainers are healthcare professionals who work with physicians to optimize their patients’ activity. They provide physical medicine, prevent and diagnose injury, and treat and rehabilitate acute and chronic issues that would impair or limit their patients’ activity.
Certification and licensure as an athletic trainer requires, at minimum, a degree in athletic training from an accredited college or university. According to the National Athletic Trainers Association, about 70 percent of working athletic trainers in the United States hold at least a master’s degree.
The Pacific University athletic training program offers an entry-level master of science degree in athletic training.
As students in the Pacific University Hillsboro Campus, master of science in athletic training (MSAT) students also receive access to an interdisciplinary learning environment that will help them collaborate and excel within the healthcare field professionally.
Dr. Sarah Cook, PhD, ATC will join the Athletic Training Program as a Full-time faculty. In her primary role as Assistant Professor, she will share her expertise in AT 530 Prevention & Treatment of Athletic Injuries as well as Co-Teaching varies courses alongside Dr. Jeffery Kawaguchi and Dr. Dana Bates.
School of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training students volunteered for Community Action, a non-profit organization that assists residents of Washington County in need.