M.Sc. On Campus

Athletic Training

West Virginia University

24 months
25434 USD/year
12768 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science in Athletic Training from West Virginia University is a two-year program, accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). During this program you will be taught by nationally recognized faculty in state-of-the-art classrooms and research facilities.


The unique curriculum, with courses in gross anatomy with dissection lab, multiple hands-on labs, clinical rotations and applied research, are just a part of the two-year program.

Clinical rotations - spanning both years - include working with WVU Big 12 athletic teams, high school athletes, professional sports, performing arts and in hospital emergency rooms.

Many alumni of the Athletic Training program from West Virginia University currently practice sports medicine throughout the country in the areas of:

  • Medicine
  • College athletics
  • Professional sports
  • Olympic training centers
  • Military
  • Performing Arts

Many are currently working as part of several NFL, MLB and NBA sports medicine teams.

Mission and Vision

The mission of the Division of Athletic Training is to develop exceptional sports medicine clinicians who are uniquely qualified to excel within a dynamic healthcare system. Through a collaborative education, research and clinical practice model, the Division of Athletic Training emphasizes evidence-based decision making and applied research, utilizes state-of-the-art technology, and provides unique clinical experiences to cultivate competent and caring healthcare professionals.

The Division of Athletic Training will be nationally recognized as an exemplary model for developing exceptional and compassionate sports medicine clinicians and scholars who are leaders in the delivery and advancement of evidence-based healthcare.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Managing Athletic Medical Trauma
  • Musculoskeletal Assessment & Diagnosis
  • Therapeutic Interventions
  • General Medical Conditions
  • Leadership and Management in AT

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Application are accepted from July 1 - May 1 annually.


67 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

Completion of a baccalaureate degree

Required clinical observation

Three letters of recommendations

Pre-requisite GPA of 3.0 or greater, earning a grade of C or higher in all pre-requisite courses.

  • Biology including lab
  • Human Anatomy including lab
  • General Chemistry including lab
  • Human Physiology 
  • General Physics including lab
  • Psychology 
  • Biomechanics/Kinesiology 
  • Exercise Physiology or Physiology of Science
  • Nutrition 

Required current certification

On-campus interview

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    25434 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12717 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    12768 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6384 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Morgantown

775 - 1290 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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