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Pre-Athletic Training Program


Why choose pre-athletic training at WSU?

  • You will be adequately prepared for post-graduate studies in a pre-medical professional field.
  • You will have resources such as faculty, staff and advisors who have years of experience in the medical field and can offer expert advice and insight.
  • You will be getting involved in a field that is exciting and can make a difference to many individuals.
  • A Master of Science in Athletic Training program is offered at WSU, which provides students a convenient route to graduate school.


What do athletic trainers do?

Athletic trainers are highly qualified, multi-skilled health care professionals who render service or treatment, under the direction of or in collaboration with a physician, in accordance with their education, training and the state's statutes, rules and regulations. As a part of the health care team, services provided by athletic trainers include primary care, injury and illness prevention, wellness promotion and education, emergent care, examination and clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions.

For more information, go to Career Services or the National Athletic Trainers' Association


What should I declare as my major?

Students pursuing this program should satisfy the pre-professional requirements while completing a bachelor's degree in a major such as Athletic Therapy (BS). Students should work closely with both their pre-professional advisor and their academic major advisor. Since course loads are typically heavy, and requirements and application procedures vary among post-graduate programs, students should plan their academic strategies early and with full information.


What classes should I take now?

Prerequisite courses for the Master of Science in Athletic Training program at WSU.

To learn more information about our MSAT program, click here.


Are there extracurricular opportunities available for Pre-AT students?

The Weber State University Athletic Therapy Club is a student-run organization where students who are interested in various health care professions can come together to plan and participate in events that will prepare them for the graduate school application process, as well as a career in health care.

Email to join the Athletic Therapy Club


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Athletic Therapy Club
Hannah Stedge



Pre-Med General Office 

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tracy Hall Science Center 201

Mailing address

Weber State University
College of Science
1415 Edvalson St., Dept. 2501
Ogden, UT 84408-2501

Building location

Tracy Hall Science Center (TY201)

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