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Athletic Training

Minnesota State University Mankato

36 months
8747 USD/year
5329 USD/year
Tuition fee
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This Athletic Training program at Minnesota State University Mankato will prepare graduate students to enter the health care field of athletic training.       


The master's degree in Athletic Training at Minnesota State University Mankato prepares professionals to treat physically active patients as an integral part of an integrated health care team. As one of the oldest and most respected athletic training programs in the nation, students will graduate prepared to launch their career in this diverse field.

Athletic Trainers (ATs) are health care professionals who collaborate with physicians, and other health care professionals to provide services that include injury/illness prevention, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions sustained or exacerbated by participation in athletics and other physical activity. ATs work under the direction of physicians, as prescribed by state regulatory statutes. 

ATs are highly qualified, multi-skilled health care professionals, who fall under the allied health professions category as defined by Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Athletic trainers are assigned National Provider Identifier (NPI) numbers, and the taxonomy code for athletic trainers is 2255A2300X. Athletic trainers are listed in the Bureau of Labor Statistics in the “professional and related occupations” section along with other mid-level health care professionals.


The demand for athletic trainers is expected to increase 22% by 2024. Enter the booming job market in athletic training with an education from this award-winning program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nutrition for Physical Activity and Sport

  • Evaluation Techniques

  • Athletic Testing and Conditioning

  • Psychology of Sport and Athletic Injury

  • Clinical Experience 

  • Anatomic Basis of Musculoskeletal Injury

  • Athletic Training Techniques

  • Research Methodology and Statistical Concepts

  • Therapeutic Interventions

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the online application. All applications must be completed online.
  • Pay the $40 non-refundable application fee. Applications will not be processed until payment is received.
  •  International applicants must submit the required financial affidavit. Please note that a graduate assistantship most likely will not cover the entire cost of attending Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8747 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8747 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    5329 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5329 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Mankato

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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