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Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT)

2019-2020 Admissions Requirements

There are two options to apply to the MSAT program at Waynesburg University.  Students will be selected upon evaluation of the following factors

Option 1 – (for high school seniors interested in Athletic Training)

  1. Acceptance into the Integrated Concurrent 5-year degree program
  2. Completion of all general education requirements prior to acceptance into the MSAT program
  3. A 3.0 GPA
  4. C or above in all pre-requisite courses:
    1. One Semester of Biology with lab
    2. One Semester of Chemistry with lab
    3. One Semester of Physics with lab
    4. One Semester of Human Anatomy with lab*
    5. One Semester of Human Physiology with lab*
    6. One Semester of Statistics
    7. One Semester of Introduction of Psychology
    8. One Semester of Exercise Physiology
  5. Completion of graduate admission application, resume, and two professional references
  6. Completion of Clinical Observation Experience
    1. Minimum of 50 hours
      1. Completed on the Clinical Observation form included on the graduate admission application
    2. Must be completed with a qualified Athletic Training Preceptor
      1. Must be BOC credentialed
      2. Must hold current state licensure or registration
  7. Complete the Technical Standards form for the MSAT program with or without reasonable accommodation
  8. Interview with Faculty of the MSAT program (at the discretion of the program Faculty)

* Anatomy and Physiology 1 and 2 may substitute for these pre-requisites

Option 2 – (for college seniors interested in Athletic Training)

  1. B.A. or B.S. degree from an accredited institution of higher education
  2. A 3.0 GPA
  3. C or above in all pre-requisite courses:
    1. One Semester of Biology with lab
    2. One Semester of Chemistry with lab
    3. One Semester of Physics with lab
    4. One Semester of Human Anatomy with lab*
    5. One Semester of Human Physiology with lab*
    6. One Semester of Statistics
    7. One Semester of Introduction of Psychology
    8. One Semester of Exercise Physiology
  4. Completion of graduate admission application, resume, and two professional references
  5. Completion of Clinical Observation Experience
    1. Minimum of 50 hours
      1. Completed on the Clinical Observation form included on the graduate admission application
    2. Must be completed with a qualified Athletic Training Preceptor
      1. Must be BOC credentialed
      2. Must hold current state licensure or registration
  6. Complete the Technical Standards form for the MSAT program with or without reasonable accommodation
  7. Interview with Faculty of the MSAT program (at the discretion of the program Faculty)

* Anatomy and Physiology 1 and 2 may substitute for these pre-requisites

***Exceptions to the admission requirements, including pre-requisite course requirements, will be made on an individual basis provided the student’s progression within the MSAT is obtainable

Upon acceptance into the MSAT program, students will be required to complete:

  1. Documentation of Physical Exam and Immunization Record (including: Hepatitis B vaccination, and TB test results).
  2. CPR/AED certification from AHA or ARC
  3. Clearances (PA Acts: 33 - Child Abuse History Clearance; 34 - Criminal Record Check; 114 - FBI Fingerprint Criminal Background Check)
  4. ATRACK Student Membership