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Please note:  The application in ATCAS for the Fall 2021 MSAT cohort is NOW OPEN.  We will accept applications through March 31, 2021, but the priority deadline to be considered for scholarships is January 15, 2021.

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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 through the WSU general admissions process)  
  • GRE scores (only required if GPA is below a 3.0) (submit to ATCAS)
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA* 
  • Submit Graduate Athletic Training Student Application through ATCAS (found online at:
  • Submit Application Essay/Personal Statement (Describe your professional goals including why you have chosen Athletic Training as a career.) (submit in ATCAS)
  • Two References - at least one reference must be a college-level instructor (submit in ATCAS)
  • 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 observations hours with a Certified Athletic Trainer (or similar healthcare provider for international applicants) (submit in ATCAS)
  • Program Interview - in person or over the phone
  • Completed Technical Standards Form (completed after admission)
  • Official Transcripts from ALL other colleges/universities attended (send directly to ATCAS)
  • Complete the Prerequisites Worksheet as a Word document (Prerequisites worksheet as a pdf file) (submit in ATCAS or email to
  • Proof of immunizations (completed after admission)
  • Hepatitis-B vaccination (can be completed in first semester if deficient)
  • Pay Application fee through ATCAS
  • * Grade point averages between 2.75 and 2.99 will be considered if GRE scores are above average.

    ** Students who are deficient in two 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 priority application deadline is January 15th 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 will likely reach capacity at that point. The online application may be accessed at:

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