Join our program
- We will begin reviewing applications as they are received with a preferred deadline of January 5, 2024. Students that submit an application prior to October 1 may be eligible for early admission. 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 two courses for the cohort graduating in May 2026 will start July 1, 2024.
- Completion and verification (transcript) 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 (Biomechanics and/or Applied Human Movement also accepted), Exercise Physiology, Human Nutrition
- Minimum GPA for regular admission is 3.0 or above. GPA that fall between 2.5-2.99, may be considered for conditional admission
- Two letters of recommendation (one from a certified athletic trainer)
- ATCAS application (if accepted into the program, you will be required to complete an NAU Graduate College 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 Bioscience Core, or visit our website.
Please note that you must have an undergraduate degree in order to be admitted into our MSAT program.
Please refer to the Professional Licensure by State table for information on NAU’s Athletic Training Graduate Program that is offered for all 50 states, DC, and the five U.S. territories.