Athletic Training

Manchester University

24 months
19980 USD/year
19000 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Master of Athletic Training majors at Manchester University get practical, hands-on experience that prepare them for jobs. They get teaching experience in Manchester’s program, and they have immediate opportunities for clinical rotation at off-campus locations and with the University’s athletic teams.


Manchester stands out from athletic training master's programs at competitor schools with large enrollments. At Manchester, class sizes are small, affording plenty of personal attention from highly trained, skilled faculty, making sure your questions are answered and lessons are understood.

Goals of the Athletic Training major at Manchester University

The goal of the Master of Athletic Training Program (“the program”) at Manchester University is to prepare qualified entry-level Athletic Trainers for the profession of Athletic Training. Through a curriculum which includes both classroom and clinical, "hands-on" education, the program endeavors to prepare individuals who are educationally well-rounded, critical thinkers, good citizens, and professionally active, as well as competent health care providers.

Objectives of the MAT Program 

  • To produce quality Athletic Training professionals for potential employment in a variety of health care settings;
  • To prepare student to pass the BOC certification examination through a CAATE-accredited educational program;
  • To promote professional and ethical conduct at all times in accordance with the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Code of Ethics;
  • To provide exemplary classroom and clinical learning environments in which students can develop the appropriate knowledge, skills, and clinical proficiency for an Athletic Training professional.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Athletic Training Practice
  • Topics in Athletic Training
  • Administration of Athletic Training Services
  • Therapeutic Modalities
  • Therapeutic Exercise
  • Ethics and Psychosocial Aspects of Sport
  • Medical Considerations for the Physically Active
  • Pharmacology in Athletic Training
  • Musculoskeletal Evaluation: Upper Extremity

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 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

  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • A 3.0 cumulative undergraduate grade point average
  • Acceptable reference recommendations
  • Completion of Manchester University Health Form and vaccination record

Completion of each of the following undergraduate courses with a minimum grade of C+ (2.30/4.00):

  • Human Anatomy with lab (Lecture and lab = at least 4.0 semester hours)
  • Human Physiology with lab (Lecture and lab = at least 4.0 semester hours)
  • Exercise Physiology with lab (Lecture and lab = at least 4.0 semester hours)
  • Biomechanics/Kinesiology
  • Nutrition
  • Principles of Fitness and Exercise Prescription
  • General Psychology
  • Medical Terminology
  • Statistics

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19980 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    19000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19000 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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