Master'sAthletic Training

Wichita State’s Master of Science (MS) in athletic training prepares students for careers working with athletes in the areas of injury / illness prevention and assessment, first aid and emergency care. This comprehensive program, combining classroom and on-the-job learning, is accredited through the Commission on Accreditation for Athletic Training Education (CAATE), 2001 K Street NW, Third Floor North, Washington, DC 20006 USA. The program is currently applying to the CAATE for a change in level of degree and is pending approval.

Learn how athletic training is the right fit for you.

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Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

Admission to the master’s degree program in athletic training requires:

  • Completion of an accredited undergraduate degree
  • A minimum 2.75 GPA
  • Completion of all prerequisite coursework

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Candidates are required to successfully complete all components of the Master of Science in athletic training (MSAT) program, which consists of 62 total credit hours. Requirements for graduation relate to coursework, applied learning experiences, research project and a comprehensive exam. In addition, candidates will apply and sit for their Board of Certification exam during their last semester.


A degree in athletic training will prepare you for high-demand careers in diverse settings from education and professional sports to health care and law enforcement.

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