Graduate Programs in Athletic Training


College of St. Scholastica

Prerequisite Courses

  • Vertebrate Anatomy and Physiology: 8 credits, must include a laboratory component
  • General Chemisty: 4 credits, must include a laboratory component
  • Exercise Physiology: 4 credits
  • Physics I: 4 credits with a laboratory component or Biomechanics: 4 credits
  • Statistics: 4 credits, may be taken through a psychology department
  • General Psychology, Developmental Psychology, or Abnormal Psychology: 4 credits

Recommended Courses:

  • Pathophysiology: 4 credits
  • Intro to US Healthcare System: 4 credits
  • Physics II: 4 credits
  • Introduction to Counseling: 2 credits

GPA Standards 

Must have at least a 2.8 cumulative and composite prerequisite GPA; 3.0 for MS in 5 option.

Experience

Must have experience in a minimum of two athletic training practice settings addressing the needs of distinct patient populations.

Deadlines

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the class is full.  Application decisions will be made beginning December 1 and within 14 business days of receipt of all admissions materials by the department until the class is full.

Length of Program 

2 years


University of Nebraska- Omaha

Prerequisite Courses

  • Fitness for Living
  • Physiology & Anatomy
  • Laboratory Methods in Kinesiology
  • Biomechanics
  • Physiology of Exercise
  • Psychology
  • Applied Nutrition

GPA Standards 

Students must have an Undergraduate GPA of 3.00 or higher to be unconditionally admitted to Graduate School. Students with a GPA between 2.70-2.99 may still apply, and may be admitted provisionally.

Experience

List the location, number of hours, supervisor, and phone number of supervisor for each location where athletic training experience/observation occurred.

Deadlines

Applications are due February 1.

Length of Program 

2 years


Shenandoah University 

Prerequisite Courses

  • English Composition and Literature: 6 credits
  • Math Algebra/Pre-Calculus and Statistics: 6 credits
  • Anatomy and Physiology: 8 credits
  • General Biology: 4 credits
  • Chemistry I: 4 credits
  • Introduction to Psychology: 3 credits
  • Humanity Elective: 3 credits

A minimum of six credits from the following (must have a minimum of two of these classes):

  • Biomechanics or Kinesiology: 3 credits
  • Physics I: 4 credits
  • Physics II: 4 credits
  • Chemistry II: 4 credits
  • Biochemistry: 4 credits
  • Exercise Physiology: 3 credits

12 credits from the following:

  • Public Speaking: 3 credits
  • Developmental or Abnormal Psychology: 3 credits
  • Sociology: 3 credits
  • Computer Science: 3 credits
  • Nutrition: 3 credits
  • Human Growth and Development: 3 credits
  • Community Health: 3 credits
  • Introduction to Athletic Training: 3 credits
  • Ethics: 3 credits
  • Measurement and Evaluation in Health Physical education: 3 credits

GPA Standards 

Applicants must have an expected overall GPA of 2.8 (3.0 or higher recommended in science/math courses) for undergraduate prerequisite courses.

GRE Standards 

The minimum recommended combined score for the verbal and quantitative sections is 1000.

Experience

A list of all sports that you have participated in as an athlete, coach, referee, manager or athletic training student.

Deadlines

Applications are due May 1.