Admission Requirements MSAT

  • Earned bachelor's degree prior to beginning the M.S.A.T. graduate coursework.
  • Completed graduate school application.
  • Completed athletic training program application (ATCAS).
  • Completed 60 hours of clinical observation with an athletic trainer.
    • A minimum of 60 clinical observation hours is required for admittance into the M.S.A.T. program. These clinical observation hours can include volunteer work in a clinical setting, observation hours, or work experience with an athletic trainer.
    • The Verification Form must be completed to confirm the 60 hours of clinical observation.
  • Two professional recommendations completed in ATCAS.
    • One professional recommendation must be completed by an athletic trainer with whom clinical observation hours were obtained.
    • One professional recommendation must be completed by an instructor or professor.
  • Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Prerequisite GPA of 3.0 or higher in the following courses:
PrerequisitesCMU Equivalent
NutritionFNS 370
AnatomyHSC 214
PhysiologyHSC 215
BiomechanicsHSC 216
Public HealthHSC 317
PsychologyPSY 100
  • Prerequisites with no grades below a 2.0*.
PrerequisitesCMU Equivalent
BiologyBIO 101
ChemistryCHM 120 and 127 or CHM 131
Exercise PhysiologyHSC 308
PhysicsPHY 100 or PHY 130
Developmental PsychologyPSY 220
StatisticsSTA 282QR

*When completing the application, you can have no more than two outstanding prerequisite courses.

  • Admissions interview.
  • Once applications are received, the athletic training faculty will review each applicant's materials and select candidates for a formal interview. Interviews will be held between February 15 and March 1.
  • Ability to meet all technical standards.