MSAT Admission Requirements

MSAT ADMISSIONS

Now accepting applications for a July 2023 athletic training cohort.

The Master of Science in Athletic Training at Limestone University is a vigorous 60 credit-hour graduate program that takes place over 24 months in face-to-face and hybrid formats to prepare students to be eligible to earn the certified athletic trainer credential.  Athletic Trainers (ATs) are health care professionals who collaborate with physicians. The services provided by ATs comprise of prevention, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. ATs work under the direction of physicians, as prescribed by state licensure statutes.

M.S.A.T. - Master of Science in Athletic Training

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Accreditation

Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)

Limestone University’s Undergraduate Athletic Training Program is currently accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), 2001 K Street NW, Third Floor North, Washington, DC 20006 USA. 

The program intends to apply to the CAATE for a change in level of degree in February 2022.

Admission Requirements

Admission to Limestone University's Master of Science in Athletic Training Program is highly competitive. Graduate students who begin the MSAT Program in Term 4 of 2023 will be admitted and enrolled under the 2023-2024 Academic Catalog. Admission decisions are based on: 

  • Official transcript of undergraduate or graduate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Completed prerequisite coursework with a grade of “C” or better in the following areas: Anatomy and Physiology or Anatomy and Physiology I and II, Chemistry, Physics, Nutrition, Psychology, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology, Medical Terminology, and Statistics;  
  • Cumulative undergraduate grade point average (3.00 minimum) per official transcript; 
  • 50 observation hours under a certified athletic trainer;
  • Clinical Hour Record
  • Technical Standards Form
  • Proof of Emergency Cardiac Care certification (American Heart Association BLS for the Healthcare Provider or American Red Cross Professional Rescuer);  
  • A completed application at limestone.edu/apply
  • Signed Technical Standards form;
  • Two letters of recommendation (one letter from an academic source and one from an athletic trainer that supervised the required observation hours);
  • An interview (to be scheduled after application review). 

2022-2023 Graduate Tuition

Graduate Tuition

MBA, MSHI, MSW - $1,950 per course
MSN - $1,800 per course
MSAT - $500 per credit hour
M.Ed. - $1,350 per course for licensed teachers

Active Military Discounted Tuition

(-$100 per credit hour)

MBA, MSHI, MSW - $1,650 per course
MSN - $1,500 per course
MSAT - $400 per credit hour
M.Ed. – $1,050 per course

Fees

Graduation Fee - $150
Student Identity Verification Fee- $5