Admission Requirements: MAT Program | Mount St. Joseph University

Admission Criteria

All applicants must apply online using the Athletic Training Centralized Application Service (ATCAS). To learn more about the ATCAS application process, please visit the ATCAS website.

Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale from a regionally accredited institution prior to program start
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • 80 hours of observation verified by an AT
  • Completion of the following prerequisite with a grade of C or better and a cumulative GPA of 3.0

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (11 Hours)

  • Anatomy & Physiology with Lab (8)
  • General Biology with Lab (4)*
  • General Chemistry with lab (4)*
  • General Physics with lab (4)*
  • Statistics (3)

        *Recommended until 2020; required after July 1, 2020

 

Behavioral Sciences (3 hours)

  • Psychology (3)* or
  • Sociology/Cultural Anthropology (3)*

       *Recommended until 2020; required after July 1, 2020

 

Health and Exercise Sciences ( 6 hours of lecture courses and at least 1 with lab for a total of 7 credit hours)**

Example courses may include:

  • Exercise Physiology
  • Biomechanics/Kinesiology
  • Human Nutrition
  • Personal/Community Health
  • Health Promotion
  • Exercise Prescription

**Beginning July 1 ,2020 13 credits will be required from Health and Exercise Science courses