Athletic Training

Tarleton State University

Master On Campus
24 months
14290 USD/year
14290 USD/year
6820 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Athletic Training program of Tarleton State University is an entry-level degree for students wanting to become certified and licensed athletic trainers. This degree program combines both classroom and clinical experiences in order to provide in-depth knowledge as well as hands-on application and skill development.


Upon successful completion of the degree and the Board of Certification (BOC) exam, you will be ready for entry into a professional position in a variety of settings or you may choose to continue further academic pursuits.

Our Plan to Build You

The Athletic Training program of Tarleton State University will inspire discovery, leadership, and service through captivating educational and clinical experiences. We will provide you with the opportunities that develop a true desire for intellectual inquiry, the skills and confidence needed to lead, and a heart for service to the local and global communities. The program follows a cohort model and only 12 students will be admitted each year. This allows for small class sizes and more student/instructor interaction. Overlook limits and seek the possibilities. 

Program Objectives

  • Students will complete impactful professional development activities in the global healthcare community.
  • Students will critically analyze real-world athletic training situations with diverse patient populations.
  • Students will demonstrate leadership skills, including collaboration and written and verbal communication skills with a variety of populations.
  • Students will successfully complete the national Board of Certification (BOC) exam.

Career Opportunities

Athletic trainers are employed in a variety of work settings. The diverse career options allow a student to connect their passions with purpose. Work settings for athletic trainers include:

  • Military
  • High school
  • College/university
  • Sports rehab clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Performing arts
  • Rodeo
  • Industrial
  • Entertainment
  • International

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leadership in Athletic Training
  • Trends in Athletic Training
  • Empowering Success

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission into the Tarleton School of Graduate Studies
  • Application submitted to the MSAT
  • GPA of 2.75+ on the last 60 credit hours completed
  • Complete all prerequisite coursework with a grade of C or better
  • Complete application interview

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14290 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    14290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14290 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    6820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6820 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Athletic Training
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