Admission Requirements

The application deadline is February 1, 2018.

Program Prerequisites

Athletic Training StudentsAdmissions requirements for the MSAT program include:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Complete all pre-requisite courses below with a grade of “C” or better
    • A&P I w/lab   4 CR
    • A&P II w/lab   4 CR
    • Physics w/lab   4 CR
    • Anatomical Kinesiology   4 CR
    • Exercise Physiology   4 CR
    • Nutrition   3 CR
    • Statistics   3 CR
    • General Psychology   3 CR
    • General Biology w/lab   4 CR
    • Health Psychology   3 CR

Admission Requirements for SHU Undergraduates

  • Submit your online application

  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended: Official transcripts from any previous institutions attended must be sent to the Office of Graduate Admissions (even if they have already been submitted to the University Registrar for transfer credit). Sacred Heart University students may authorize the Office of Graduate Admissions to obtain their official SHU transcripts on their behalf.

  • Documentation of a minimum of 10-15 hours of observation under direct supervision of a NATA-BOC Certified Athletic Trainer.

  • Athletic Training students are required to meet technical standards to successfully complete all program requirements. Review the technical standards document and sign and return it to the Office of Graduate Admissions. This acknowledges that you have reviewed and understand the technical standards of the athletic training profession.

  • A 1-2 page essay stating your interest in the field of athletic training as demonstrated by your motivation for becoming a certified athletic trainer and your professional goals upon completion of the program

Admission Requirements for External Applicants

More Information

Eva Magnuson
Senior Associate Director of Graduate Admissions
Tel: 203-371-7884
magnusone@sacredheart.edu