Admission to the Master of Science Athletic Training Program
Applications for the cohort of students to begin in July 2017 will be accepted through the Athletic Training Central Application System (ATCAS) beginning June 29, 2016. Apply Here. ATCAS is best viewed in Mozilla Firefox 40.0.3 (the latest version).
We will continue to accept and review applications on a rolling basis until all seats have been filled with qualified students. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit application materials as soon as possible.
Admission to the MSAT is highly competitive and applicants will be ranked on the following admission requirements.
Please Note – fulfillment of all application requirements does not guarantee acceptance.
- Completed ATCAS application
- Verification of a minimum of 50 hours of observation under the direct supervision of a BOC Certified Athletic Trainer; only 30 of these hours may occur at Franklin College, and students are limited to 10 hours during each fall semester and 10 hours during each spring semester
- Evidence of a C or higher in the following prerequisites classes (within the past 7 years). Please note, if you are unsure whether a course counts for a prerequisite, contact us and we will provide further guidance:
- Anatomy and Physiology with labs
- An Exercise Science or Kinesiology course
- A Community or Personal Health or Wellness course
- General or Health-related Psychology
- Completed MSAT Observation Verification for a minimum of 50 hours of observation under the direct supervision of a BOC Certified Athletic Trainer
- Completed MSAT Health Assessment including a physical examination and evidence of current immunizations
- Copy of current 1st aid and CPR for the professional rescuer or BLS Healthcare Provider certification
- Verification the MSAT program’s Technical Standards for Admission can be met
- Statement of Professional Goals
- Two letters of recommendation: One each from a faculty member and from an athletic trainer, physician, or other healthcare provider
- Current resume
- The committee reserves the right to interview each applicant via Skype or phone on a case-by-case basis
- If accepted, International students will be required to submit testing scores. Please visit the Franklin College International applicants website for details on acceptable tests and scores.
Candidates not accepted into the MSAT will receive notification from Franklin College.
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