Join our program
- We will begin reviewing applications on January 5, 2020. Students should apply through ATCAS. Rolling admissions will be conducted until the program is full. If accepted into the program, students must then apply to the NAU Graduate College.
- This is a mandatory 2-year program
- The first course for the cohort graduating in May 2022 will start on August 3, 2020 (AT 500 and AT 515)
We base admission decisions on:
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- Completion of pre-requisite courses or their equivalents
- must be completed with a grade of “C” or better, or in progress at time of application to the program.
- Physics, Chemistry, Psychology, Biology (basic biology content), Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology, Human Nutrition
- Cumulative undergraduate GPA (3.0 minimum) per official transcripts
- Experience in Athletic Training (60 observation hours in a facility that employs an athletic trainer)
- Two letters of recommendation (one from a certified athletic trainer)
- ATCAS application
- An interview with one or more program faculty (to be scheduled after application review)
- If accepted into the program, you must be CPR certified prior to beginning the program
Upon admission, we require that you have a physical exam by a physician; show proof of immunization for hepatitis B, measles mumps, rubella, tetanus, and diphtheria; and attest that you meet the technical standards established by our program and Northern Arizona University’s Disability Support Services.
For more information, please visit the athletic training program offices in Northern Arizona University’s College of Health and Human Services on the Flagstaff or Phoenix Biomedical campuses, or visit our website.
Please note that you must have an undergraduate degree in order to be admitted into our MSAT program.