Admission Requirements

Admission Criteria

Enrollment in the MS-AT program is limited. Students are selected upon evaluation of the following factors: completion of admission requirements, including prerequisite coursework; academic ability; evidence of potential for future practice as an athletic trainer; evidence of personality traits indicating an ability to work effectively with people, letters of recommendation; and interview performance.  

Technical standards for completion of the MS-AT program can be found here.

Prerequisites

  • Two semesters of anatomy and physiology with labs
  • One coure in general psychology
  • One course in physiology of exercise
  • One course in biomechanics or kinesiology
  • One course in nutrition
  • One introductory health course
  • 12 credits of laboratory science including
    • at least one course in biology
    • at least one course in chemistry or physics

Application Process

To complete the application process, students must submit:

  • Online application
  • Official college transcript(s) (must have a 3.0 or higher GPA)
  • Three letters of recommendation (at least one from a certified athletic trainer)
  • Statement of professional goals (750 words or less)
  • GRE scores (50th percentile recommended for admission)
  • CPR/Professional Rescuer for the healthcare provider
  • Documentation of 75 observation hours in athletic training

Want to Know More?

Athletic Training

Eric Lippincott
113 Willis Health Professions Building, Lock Haven University
(570) 484-2781

Contact our Admissions Office

8:00am to 4:00pm Monday-Friday
admissions@lockhaven.edu
(570) 484-2027

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