Master of Athletic Training

Gannon University

Master On Campus
24 months
650 USD/credit
650 USD/credit
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Students in the Master of Athletic Training program from Gannon University will receive advanced education in Athletic Training along with relevant clinical experiences that will better prepare the student for an exciting career as an allied-health professional in addition to further educational opportunities.  


Students in the Master of Athletic Training program from Gannon University will learn to apply a wide variety of specific knowledge, skills and abilities in evidence-based practice, prevention and health promotion, clinical examination and diagnosis, acute care of injury and illness, therapeutic interventions, psychosocial strategies and referral, healthcare administration, and professional development and responsibility.

The Master of Athletic Training Program features a comprehensive curriculum that has been designed to integrate both formal classroom instruction and hands on, clinical education. The curriculum also prepares students to sit for the Board of Certification (BOC) exam. The MAT program at Gannon University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).

What Makes Us Different

  • Program features a didactic educational curriculum that combines classroom coursework, simulation experiences and hands-on practical clinical experiences
  • Collaborate and experience an exciting clinical education including interactions with student-athletes from Gannon’s  athletic teams
  • Students enjoy state-of-the-art labs and facilities on the Gannon campus
  • Undergraduate students can complete the MAT in a 5-year option; post-baccalaureate students finish in 2 years

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Principles of Athletic Training 
  • Taping and Bracing of Athletic Injuries
  • Non-Orthopedic Injury Assessment
  • Clinical in Athletic Training: Preseason Experience
  • Lower Body Extremity Assessment
  • Therapeutic Modalities

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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61 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).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in exercise science, kinesiology, human performance, sports medicine or a related field
  • Minimum 2.75 overall GPA
Undergraduate work in the following courses is required:
  • One semester biology (100 level course)
  • 200 level social/behavioral science (Gannon students take PSYCH 222)
  • One semester of physics (100 level course with or without lab is acceptable)
  • One semester of chemistry with lab
  • Exercise physiology with lab (3 or 4 credit depending on syllabus) *may be 3 credit with lab component embedded in course
  • 2 semesters of 3-4 credits of anatomy and physiology - lab required (may have a 3 credit course if syllabus identifies a lab component)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    650 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 650 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    650 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 650 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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Master of Athletic Training
Gannon University