Applicants must meet the following program requirements:
- 75 credit hours completed before application/portfolio submission.
- 90 credit hours completed before the AT program Summer I semester. If 90 credit hours are not completed by application submission, include a plan to demonstrate how it will be met.
- A minimum of a 3.00 overall GPA is required.
All general education courses must be completed before starting the Athletic Training Program (Summer I semester). During the winter semester, General Education courses can be taken during a portfolio review.
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
*a majority of these hours are acquired in the ATTR 300W course
Applicants must include a personal statement including 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. All applications should be sent via the Athletic Training Centralized Application System (ATCAS), a service provided by the CAATE to aid in applying to athletic training programs. This service allows students to upload their information and supporting documents to one centralized location and select from participating programs. Learn more about the ATCAS and apply today.
Initially, applications will be evaluated for the minimum requirements (portfolio completion). 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.
Undergraduate Degree -
The requirements listed below will appear on a student’s undergraduate transcript.
For the undergraduate portion of this program, students must earn a minimum of 120 credits at the 100-level or above.