MSAT Tuition and Fees

Tuition for Master of Science in Athletic Training

It is essential that all students read and understand the information below. Any questions can be brought to the attention of the Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) program director.

  • Once admitted a $250 deposit is due by March 15 to ensure your place in the MSAT is reserved.
  • Once admitted into and enrolling in the MSAT Program, regardless of whether you are completing the 3+2 or two-year professional program, ALL students are required to pay the credit hour tuition rate for graduate studies throughout the duration of the MSAT curriculum.
    • Tuition rates for the 2018-19 academic year are $735 per credit hour.
    • Tuition billing and due dates are as follows:

First year

TermHoursTuition for TermBill DateDue Date
Deposit$250March 15th -
Summer7$5,145*May 15thJune 15th
Fall12 $8,820July 15th August 15th
Winter3$2,205December 15th January 15th
Spring12$8,820 December 15thJanuary 15th

*Summer term tuition will be reduced by deposit amount once paid.

Second Year

TermHoursTuition for TermBill DateDue Date
Fall127$8,820 July 15thAugust 15th
Winter4$2,940December 15thJanuary 15th
Spring10$7,350December 15th January 15th

*The tuition rate for the second year is subject to change.

  • All tuition refunds are based on the date of official withdrawal or drop as recognized by the Provost and Dean of the College, the Dean of Students, and the records office.
    • In full semesters (Fall and Spring), tuition refund schedule will be as follows:
      • Prior to the first day of class 100%
      • During the first week of class 90%
      • During the second week of class 70%
      • During the third week of class 50%
      • After the third week of class 0%
    • In short semesters (Summer and Winter), tuition refund schedule will be as follows:
      • Prior to the first day of class 100%
      • During the first week of class 75%
      • During the second week of class 50%
      • After the second week of class 0%
  • If there are any questions about tuition or billing, students should contact the Business Office at (317) 738-8031.
  • There are currently no graduate assistantship opportunities available at Franklin College.

Fees for Master of Science in Athletic Training

  • Students are responsible for paying the fee associated with the application process through ATCAS.
  • Students are required to have a physical examination and updated immunizations as part of the application process. Additionally, annual TB skin testing and influenza shots are required.
  • MSAT students are required to pay the annual Franklin College student activity fee of $200.
  • Students will be required to purchase clothing to comply with the dress code for all clinical rotations both on and off campus. This cost will vary.
  • All costs for clinical education rotations are at the expense of students. This includes transportation, drug testing or other requirements which may be required by specific clinical sites.
  • Students are required to become members of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA). Membership will make students eligible for scholarships at the national, regional and state levels.
  • Other expenses may include a personal computer, cost of textbooks, travel and associated costs to attend professional conferences, and the Board of Certification (BOC) certification exam fee.

Financial Aid for Master of Science in Athletic Training

  • To determine your eligibility for financial aid the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required. The FAFSA can be filed at fafsa.gov and is available January 1st EACH year.
  • Beginning mid-April financial aid awards will be available for enrolled MSAT students via the online financial aid system.
  • Financial Aid questions can be directed to the financial aid office at finaid@FranklinCollege.edu or 317.738.8075.

Please note that students enrolled in the MSAT program are NOT eligible for Franklin College scholarships/grants as these awards are restricted to undergraduate enrollment.