Submitted applications and our rolling admissions process will begin on November 1. Applications are due February 1, with interviews occurring no later than April 1. All steps must be completed, and admission requirements met by the deadline for your application to be reviewed by the school.
Graduate School and Program Application
After reviewing the admission requirements below, please select the appropriate application.
For additional information regarding the application process, please see Graduate Admissions or International Admissions.
Minimum Graduate School Requirements
A four-year baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or an equivalent degree from a non-U.S. institution. In addition, a minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale, or 3.0 in the last half of the undergraduate program, is required for full admission. Applicants who do not meet minimum admission requirements may be considered for conditional admission. See International Admissions for international applicant requirements.
Application materials submitted to ATCAS include:
Applicants must have an earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university or an appropriate international institution. Applicants may apply while their degree is in progress, but degree completion must be documented with official transcripts before the start of the Athletic Training Program. A minimum of a 2.75 overall GPA is required.
Applicants must have earned a “C” or better in a course in the following areas or provide documentation of credential (Course Completion Form):
Applicants must provide documentation of 50 observation hours with an ATC. At no time during your observation, can you represent yourself as an EMU “athletic training student.” You are a student applying to get into the Athletic Training Program.
- Two settings/populations must be observed
- Documentation of hours (provided form) signature of ATC with BOC number and state license number
- Volunteer form
- Two professional or academic letters of reference
Applicants must include a personal statement that includes career goals, past experiences, and personal qualities. This statement will be used to evaluate the applicant’s ability to write professionally.
The following forms need to be completed and signed:
The application deadline is February 1. Initially, applications will be evaluated for the minimum requirements (completion of the portfolio). The Athletic Training Advisory Committee will review applications that meet the minimum requirements. Applicants will be notified by March 1 if they will be granted an interview. Admission to the MAT program is competitive; not all applicants will be granted an interview.