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BSH-IHS to MSAT Accelerated Pathway

The accelerated path for the BSH-IHS to MSAT program is an opportunity for exceptional UNF IHS undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing a career in Athletic Training to combine program requirements for the BSH-IHS and MSAT Programs. You can learn more about Athletic Training's eligible program below and on the Accelerated Bachelor's to Master's Degree Pathways website.

Eligible Program

Please ensure your undergraduate major* qualifies for the accelerated pathway*.

Eligible Program Table
Eligible Program Eligible Undergraduate Major*
Athletic Training M.S. Interdisciplinary Health Studies B.S.H.

Application Process to Begin BSH-IHS to MSAT Accelerated Pathway

  1. Meet with BCH advisor to determine eligibility and a plan for completing prerequisite courses prior to applying to the MSAT program.
  2. Meet with the IHS Program Director to discuss career goals and why you are interested in this pathway.
  3. Meet with MSAT Program Director and submit a Personal statement describing prior experiences, accomplishments, and career goals.

NOTE: Acceptance into the BSH-IHS to MSAT Accelerated Pathway does not guarantee admission into the MSAT graduate program.

Additional Admission Criteria Prior to Enrollment in MSAT-level Coursework:

  • Earn a GPA of 3.00 in upper-level courses.
  • Completion of all MSAT prerequisites with a GPA of 3.0.
  • Meet MSAT Program Technical Standards for admission (AT Technical Standards located on MSAT website under Program Information).
  • 50 hours of observational experience under the supervision of a Certified Athletic Trainer (UNF Athletic Training Observation Form).
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation submitted to MSAT Program Director. One letter of recommendation must be from an Athletic Trainer who supervised you during your observational experience.
  • Interview with the UNF Athletic Training Program Faculty.

Below are the required MSAT program prerequisites and recommended free electives for students interested in the BSH-IHS to MSAT Accelerated Pathway.

  • BSC2085C Human Anatomy and Physiology I with lab
  • BSC2086C Human Anatomy and Physiology II with lab
  • PHY1028/1028L Introduction to Physics with lab
  • CHM 2045/2045L General Chemistry with lab
  • BSC1010C General Biology I with lab
  • STA2014 or STA2023 Elementary Statistics
  • PSY2012 Intro to Psychology

Special Notes:

  • Completion of the UNF application in the Athletic Training Centralized Application System is not required for students enrolled in the accelerated pathway.
  • The following courses are for students admitted to the BSH-IHS to MSAT Accelerated Pathway and require Program Director approval. The two courses below can count towards IHS Major requirements or Major elective requirements
    • ATR 5105C Foundations in Athletic Training (3 credits, summer B only)
    • ATR 5126C Gross Anatomy for Athletic Trainers (4 credits, summer B only)