Students with a bachelor's degree in any academic area may be
considered for admission to the Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT).
Completed applications will be evaluated using a rolling admissions process and will conclude no later than April 1st. Admitted
students will begin classes during the Summer B semester.
The admissions requirements are as follows:
- A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college/university.
- A minimum of a 3.0
overall GPA in undergraduate coursework. Students
must complete all prerequisite courses prior to successfully matriculating
through the MSAT. Failure to submit final transcripts by June 30th will
result in dismissal from the MSAT.
- GRE required with preferred
scores above the 50th percentile in the verbal, quantitative, and analytical
areas. GRE Institution Code: 5490
- Meet the technical standards for
admission (Technical Standards Form).
hours of observational experience under the supervision of a
Certified Athletic Trainer (UNF Athletic Training Observation Form).
- Three (3) letters of recommendation.
One letter of recommendation must be from an Athletic Trainer who supervised
you during your observational experience.
- Personal statement describing
prior experiences, accomplishments, and career goals.
- Interview (on campus preferred)
with the UNF Athletic Training Faculty and Preceptors.
Prerequisite Courses (35 semester credit hours)
requirements listed below are prerequisites for the MSAT. Course numbers listed
below are for courses in the Florida State University System. Any substitutions
to these requirements are made at the time of evaluation for admission into the
MSAT program. Applicants
must demonstrate completion with a minimum grade of “C” at the undergraduate or
graduate levels in each of the following courses:
2045/2045L General Chemistry I with Lab
2053/2053L Algebra-based Physics I with Lab
2085C Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab
2086C Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab
1010C General Biology I with Lab
2012 Introduction to Psychology
3312C Biomechanics or PET 3310 Kinesiology
Exercise Physiology for Health Science
- HUN2201 Basic Prin Human
- STA2023 (GM) Elem
Applicants should follow each of the steps below:
- Application submitted through ATCAS ($85 for first application, $45 for each additional program).
and admission to UNF ($30 Non-refundable application fee). Complete the UNF online application for graduate school admission;
hardcopy, official, sealed transcripts from all institutions at which you
were ever enrolled (this includes AP, CLEP, IB, dual
enrollment, transient enrollment, military, and foreign transcripts) to
the Graduate School at the following address: University of North
Florida, Attn: Graduate School, 1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville,
- Submit official
GRE scores to the Graduate School (institution code is 5490);
scores are only kept by ETS for a 5-year period and we require the revised
version of the exam.
*Applicants who do not complete both UNF Graduate
School and ATCAS applications will be disqualified. You are required to submit
all transcripts to BOTH locations as the systems are completely separate.
*The receipt of materials
submitted to the UNF Graduate School may be confirmed online in the myWings student portal or with the Graduate School
at (904) 620-1360.