Master of Science in Athletic Training


Our MSAT program is accredited by CAATE.

Our MS in Athletic Training will provide you with the knowledge and skills to earn your master's degree, and prepare you to be eligible to sit for the BOC Certification Exam to become a certified athletic trainer.

Certified athletic trainers are medical experts in preventing, recognizing, managing, and rehabilitating injuries from physical activity.

Receiving your Master of Science in Athletic Training from Northern Arizona University will prepare you to:

  • pass the national Board of Certification (BOC) examination to become a Certified Athletic Trainer    CLICK HERE to see first time pass rates on BOC exam for our previous Master's students!  
  • succeed in the real world through clinical proficiencies courses with athletes, athletic trainers, physicians and therapists
  • be exemplary  at the state, district, and national levels through your skills and high standard of ethics
  • be a leader in sports medicine allied healthcare professions


Degree progression plan

This degree consists of at least 58 credit hours.  Get an idea of what your course schedule will look like with the graduate program of study. 

More details

You can find even more details on the ATEP’s graduate degree program in our Student Handbook and Code of Ethics.