• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

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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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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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