Summer Session 1 Admission
Applicants are required to submit their Athletic Training Centralized Application System (ATCAS) applications by Feb. 1.
Entrance exam: GRE
Exam waiver available: Yes
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Primarily on campus; curriculum includes two online courses.
Note: First- and second-year students will be assigned to practicums at clinical sites on or off campus.
2 years (full time)
Athletic trainers (ATs) are health care professionals who provide preventive services, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. As part of a sports medicine team, ATs work with physicians and other medical professionals to enhance health, improve quality of life and help individuals maintain or resume physical activity.
App State's Master of Science in Athletic Training program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) and will challenge you with an innovative curriculum focused on problem-based learning to prepare you for employment in high school, collegiate and professional sports settings, hospitals, physician offices, industry, rehabilitation centers and more.
At the end of this two-year program, you will be eligible to sit for the Board of Certification examination to obtain your credential as a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC).
Visit the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences website for more information about the Athletic Training program and to learn about the admissions process.
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