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Application Deadline: January 15, 2018
Orientation will begin on August 20, 2018, one week before the start of the fall semester.

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Gain the skills and knowledge to become a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC)

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Official transcripts MUST be sent to the following address:
P.O. Box 9132
Watertown, MA  02471


Minimum Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Admission to Weber State University (Students apply only to the MSAT and will be admitted to WSU and the MSAT concurrently.  Students do NOT need to apply for WSU general admissions)  
  • GRE scores (only required if GPA is below a 3.0 - send to school code 1770)
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA* 
  • Submit Graduate Athletic Training Student Application - found at:
  • Submit Application Personal Statement (essay) (Describe your professional goals including why you have chosen Athletic Training as a career.)
  • Two References - at least one reference must be a college-level instructor 
  • Grade of C or better in all prerequisite courses (all prerequisites must have been completed within the last 10 years prior to application)**  
  • Documentation of at least 50 observation hours with a Certified Athletic Trainer (or similar healthcare provider for international applicants)
  • Program Interview - in person or over the phone
  • Completed Technical Standards Form (can be completed after admission)
  • Official Transcripts from ALL other colleges/universities attended - send directly to ATCAS (see address above) - For any coursework completed outside the United States, a course-by-course transcript evaluation is required.  See for more details.
  • Proof of immunizations (can be completed after admission)
  • Hepatitis-B vaccination (can be completed in first semester if deficient)
  • Current Emergency Medical Response and CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Healthcare Providers certification cards (can be completed in first semester if deficient)
  • Pay Application fee 

* Grade point averages between 2.75 and 2.99 will be considered if GRE scores are above average.

** Students who are deficient in four or fewer prerequisite courses may be admitted on a conditional basis if the courses can be added to the schedule while still meeting the prerequisites prior to each graduate course.

The application deadline is January 15 for the following fall semester. Applications received after the deadline will be considered on a rolling admissions basis if available slots still exist. Students are encouraged to apply by the January 15th deadline, as the program typically reaches capacity by that point. The online application may be accessed online at

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