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MS in Athletic Training Admission Requirements

Unconditional Admission

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Kinesiology, Exercise Science, or related field)
  • Admission to UTA
  • 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)

  • Basic Athletic Injury Course, such as Care and Prevention of Injuries
  • Anatomy and Physiology I and II
  • Anatomical Kinesiology or Functional Anatomy or Applied Kinesiology
  • Physiology of Exercise
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Students are also required to submit documentation that they have completed at least 50 hours of clinical observation in an athletic training setting

Preferred Prerequisites (grade of C or better)

  • Physics I
  • Chemistry I
  • Medical Terminology