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Admission Requirements

To be admitted to this program you must:

  • Hold a bachelor’s of science/art in the health profession or in a related field.
  • Have a minimum undergraduate grade-point average of 2.75.
  • Submit two letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on clinical competence and scholarly ability.
  • Be certified or licensed in good standing as a: certified athletic trainer (ATC®), physical therapist, registered nurse, physician assistant, or occupational therapist.

Based on life and professional experience, applicants from other fields may be considered for the Advanced Athletic Training program at the discretion of the program director and the Application Review Committee.

*This program is NOT an entry-level route to certification as an athletic trainer, which is distinctly separate and apart from the B.S./M.S. degree program in Athletic Training. After completing the M.S. in Advanced Athletic Training and Sports Sciences, you are NOT eligible to sit for the BOC Exam to become a certified athletic trainer. Individuals considering certification should inquire about the CAATE-accredited B.S./M.S. in Athletic Training.