M.Sc. On Campus

Athletic Training

Chatham University

30 months
21642 USD/year
21642 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Graduates of the Chatham University Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) program will enter their careers ready to meet the needs of patients and contribute to improving the quality of care their organizations deliver. 


In addition to the core curriculum, Athletic Training students at Chatham University also participate in the School of Health Sciences’ Interprofessional Education Curriculum with students from the physician assistant studies, physical and occupational therapy, nursing, and counseling psychology programs. 

Program Design

The Master of Science in Athletic Training is a five semester, 67 credit, fulltime degree program with clinical experiences imbedded within each of the five semesters. Course content is delivered through a variety of methods predicated on student centered and engaged learning.

Methodologies include but not limited to: 

  • problem-based learning, 
  • case-based scenarios,
  • and laboratory sessions delivered face to face and via distance learning. 

Clinical experiences, including a 10 week fully immersive placement, are individually tailored to each students interests as well as to provide depth and breadth of experiences to develop highly skilled, critically minded entry level professionals. 


Chatham’s MSAT program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Therapeutic Modalities 
  • Administration and Management
  • Clinical AT
  • Prevention/Care of Emergency Medical Conditions 
  • Pharmacology
  • Professional Practice 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines


67 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree (or pending degree) from a regionally accredited four-year institution
  • Official transcripts from all institutions where the student has taken courses. Preference is given to students with an overall GPA of 3.00 or higher (Any student with a GPA below 3.0 may be considered for conditional admission.)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Completion of the following courses (or their equivalents) with grades of C or better
  • Successful completion of an interview

Work experience

Documentation of 40 hours of clinical observation under the supervision of a certified athletic trainer OR submit a short writing sample highlighting the following; why you want to be an athletic trainer, what does an athletic trainer do, lastly, where do athletic trainers work 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    21642 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 54105 USD for the full programme during 30 months.
  • National

    21642 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 54105 USD for the full programme during 30 months.

Living costs for Pittsburg

1100 - 1600 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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