Master of Science in Athletic Training

Overview of the Program

The two-year MSAT program is designed for students who have completed a baccalaureate degree and wish to earn a Master of Science in Athletic Training. If you have not completed your bachelor’s degree or all pre-requisite coursework at the time you apply, you will be able to submit final verification later. Students must have an earned bachelor’s degree and complete all pre-requisite coursework by the end of the first summer session or they will not be able to continue in the program.

Applications are accepted through the Athletic Training Centralized Application Service (ATCAS). Review of applications and admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis until the cohort is full.

Admissions Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s degree in any discipline.
  2. Completed application through Athletic Training Centralized Application Service (ATCAS).
  3. Official transcript verification the following undergraduate coursework was completed with a grade of “C” or better:
    1. Human Anatomy & Physiology (8 credits)
    2. Biology (4 credits)
    3. Chemistry (4 credits)
    4. Physics (4 credits)
    5. Exercise Physiology (4 credits)
    6. Kinesiology or Biomechanics (3 credits)
    7. Nutrition (3 credits)
    8. Statistics (3 credits)
    9. General Psychology (3 credits)
  4. Personal statement about why you want to be an athletic trainer.
  5. 2 letters of recommendation
    1. 1 must be from an academic advisor or instructor who can speak on your ability to succeed at graduate work.
  6. Current certification in Emergency Cardiac Care (ECC) from the list below:
 Provider Name Course Title
American Heart Association ACLS
American Heart Association BLS Healthcare Provider
American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
American Safety and Health Institute BLS
Emergency Care and Safety Institute Health care Provider CPR
National Safety Council BLS for Health Care and Professional rescuers


  1. 50 hours of clinical observation with a Certified Athletic Trainer- OPTIONAL
  2. Signed Technical Standards Form
  3. Interview with program admissions committee

Curriculum Two Year Program

Year One


ATES 510 Concepts in Athletic Training
ATES 520 Emergency Care in Athletic Training
ATES 560 Clinical Education I


ATES 570 Evaluation and Assessment I
ATES 580 Therapeutic Interventions I
ATES 561 Clinical Education II


ATES 571 Evaluation and Assessment II
ATES 581 Therapeutic Interventions II
ATES 530 Research Experience in Athletic Training
ATES 562 Clinical Education III

Year Two


ATES 572 Evaluation and Assessment III
ATES 540 General Medicine and Pharmacology in AT
ATES 563  Clinical Education IV


ATES 550 Clinical Analysis and Prescription
ATES 585 Organization and Administration in AT
ATES 564 Clinical Education V


ATES 590 Capstone in Athletic Training
ATES 565 Clinical Education VI