Admission Requirements

Admission requirements for M.S. in Athletic Training (Professional Practice Program) candidates are as follows:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited four-year institution
  • Official transcripts from all institutions provided on admission application
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA 2.75 (4.00 scale)
  • Admission to the ESU Graduate Athletic Training Professional Practice Program
  • Official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores
  • Letter of intent and statement of professional goals with resume or curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Documentation of directed observation under the supervision of a Certified Athletic Trainer(s)
  • For students who do not consider English as their primary language, official scores must be submitted from the IELTS/TOEFL examination

Successfully complete the following pre-requisite coursework*

  • Anatomy & Physiology with Lab (2 semester sequence)
  • General Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • General Psychology
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Nutrition

*3.0 GPA required in pre-requisite coureswork with no grade lower than "C" acceptable.

Following official acceptance to the MS in Athletic Training – Professional Practice Program, student must complete the additional clearance requirements

  • Professional liability insurance
  • Pennsylvania Act 34 & 151 (Criminal Record and Child Abuse Clearances) and Act 114 (Fingerprinting)
  • Pennsylvania Act 24 Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification Form
  • Drug Screening and immunization verification
  • Other program clinical forms and documentation as required by the Athletic Training Department to meet accreditation mandates
  • Possess reliable tranportation

Associated ATP Fees

Additional costs for clinical experience travel, uniforms, and athletic training equipment, as well as other related costs within academic plan.

Contact Us

For more information about our programs, please contact our office at (570) 422-3231 or email department secretary at jevangeli4@esu.edu

Contact Information

Campus Address
Koehler Fieldhouse 1st Floor
Phone:
(570) 422-3231
Fax:
(570) 422-3616 (Fax) (Fax)
Title of Department Leader
Program Director Professional Practice
Name
Dr. Keith A. Vanic
Phone:
(570)422-3314