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Athletic Training, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
, NJ,
As specialists in sports medicine, athletic trainers prevent, evaluate and intervene when patients and athletes face injuries or other medical conditions. In the process, they touch the life of each person they treat.


Our career-oriented Master of Science in Athletic Training (M.S.A.T.) degree program is the state's only entry-level master's program with accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education.

We put you in the field right away: clinical rotations begin your first semester, and you'll work in a variety of settings before graduation.

Our program’s graduates consistently receive job offers after graduation and their Board of Certification first-time pass rate is well above the national average. They now work with athletes and physically active individuals in well-known organizations including NCAA sports teams, the NFL's Cleveland Browns and New England Patriots, Cirque du Soleil, as well many public and private high schools.


Accredited initially by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education in October 2003, the program, in 2009, received a 10-year re-accreditation until 201

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Physiology
  • Functional Human Anatomy
  • Principles of Evaluation in Athletic Training
  • Research Methods 
  • Research Project 
  • Clinical Practicum 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • Completion of the Seton Hall University graduate school admission application
  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution
  • Preferred overall cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4-point scale
  • Fifty (50) hours of clinical observation with a Certified Athletic Trainer
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Current certification in CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
  • Three letters of recommendation required; one must be from a Certified Athletic Trainer.
  • Completion of applicant essay question
  • If English is not the native language, a student must submit a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Score Report
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores are not required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1259 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1259 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    1259 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1259 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • In-State

    1259 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1259 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for South Orange

  • 1702 - 4190 USD/month
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