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Department of Kinesiology

Admission Requirements

Unconditional Admission

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Kinesiology, Exercise Science, or related field)
  • Admission to The University of Texas at Arlington
  • Submission of GRE scores (the following scores are preferred but not required: Verbal – 150 [450], Math – 141 [450])
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or 3.0 GPA during the last 60 hours of undergraduate work
  • Completion of Graduate Athletic Training Application
  • Interview with MSAT Admissions Committee
  • Completed Technical Standards Forms
  • Physical Exam and Immunization Records (including Hepatitis B)
  • Current Health Care Provider CPR Certification (AHA)
  • Three letters of reference on file
  • Application Deadline of February 1st 

Probationary Admission

Applicants failing to meet the unconditional admission criteria may be considered for probationary admission, in which case the following additional criteria will also be considered by the MSAT Admissions Committee:

  • Professionally relevant experience
  • A sample of technical writing may be requested
  • Applicants admitted on probation will be required to maintain a B or better average during their first 12 hours of graduate study.

Required Prerequisites (grade of C or better)

  • Care and Prevention of Injuries
  • Anatomy and Physiology I and II
  • Kinesiology/Biomechanics
  • Physiology of Exercise
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Students are also required to submit documentation that they have completed at least 25 hours of clinical observation in an athletic training setting.

Preferred Prerequisites (grade of C or better)

  • Physics I
  • Chemistry I
  • Medical Terminology