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MS in Athletic Training Application Materials, Academic Advising, and Admissions Requirements

Application Deadlines

The MSAT program accepts application materials in two rounds, a first round  and a second round. International students are encouraged to apply by the first round deadline, although any student who has their materials ready by the first deadline may apply.

First Round Deadline: November 1st

Second Round Deadline: February 1st

Prerequisite Courses for Current Applicants

These prerequisites will be required of students who start the program in June 2020 or beyond. Prerequisite courses must have been completed with a grade of C or better within the last 10 years.

  • Anatomy and Physiology I and II
  • Functional Anatomy or Applied Kinesiology or Kinesiology or Biomechanics (Upper Division)
  • Physiology of Exercise
  • Nutrition
  • Psychology
  • Statistics/Research Design
  • Biology (4-credit hour minimum)
  • Physics (3-credit hour minimum)
  • Chemistry course (3-credit hour minimum)

Academic Advising

The University of Texas at Arlington MSAT program is dedicated to the overall success and retention of our students. One process that contributes to this goal is by providing academic advising to prospective and enrolled students.

Advising for the Prospective Student

We welcome and encourage prospective students to sit for an optional academic advising session before program application and start. It is an opportunity to discuss the MSAT degree plan, program exam pass rates, job placement rates, clinical education, and to take a tour of the UTA MSAT educational facilities. Those students who have not yet applied or enrolled in the MSAT program are welcome to contact the MSAT academic advisor to schedule a face-to-face, phone, or Skype advising appointment.

Advising for the Enrolled Student

Currently enrolled students may schedule an academic advising appointment at any time, and especially if they have questions concerning any of the following topics: Academic schedule planning from initial admission to graduation; Academic progress monitoring; Interpretation of institutional policies and procedures; Approval of education transactions (service indicators, course registration, add/dropping of courses; Substitutions; Graduation requirements, etc.); Referral of students to other university or area resources as needed.

MSAT Advisor

Laura Kunkel, EdD, LAT, ATC, PES
Email: laura.kunkel2@uta.edu
Phone: 817-272-6874
Office Location: UTA Main Campus, Physical Education Building (PEB), Arlington, TX, 76019-0259 (click or tap for map)

Admission Requirements

Official admission requirements for the MSAT program are described in the University Catalog for Department of Kinesiology Graduate Programs.