Athletic Training M.S.A.T

*This program is still awaiting all final approvals. 

Athletic Training M.S. (MSAT)

Degree Requirements: 60 Credit Hours

Program Description:

Admission Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Admission to Georgia Southern University College of Graduate Studies
  • GRE scores (280) (Writing 3.5)
  • Minimum GPA 3.0
  • Submit Graduate Athletic Training Student Application - ATCAS
  • Submit copy of writing sample
  • Three Reference Letters
  • Documentation of at least 100 observation hours with a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC)
  • Program interview - In person or on video conference
  • Completed Technical Standards Form
  • Official transcripts from All other colleges/universities attended
  • Proof of immunizations
  • Hepatitis-B vaccination

Grade of C or better in all prerequisites or approved similar courses

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Anatomy & Physiology I and II 
  • Physics
  • Biomechanics
  • General Psychology
  • One additional Psychology course (Abnormal/Developmental)
  • Medical Terminology
  • Research Methods
  • Nutrition
  • Structural Kinesiology 
  • Exercise Physiology

Program of Study

Degree Requirements 

Credit Hours
Required Courses60
Summer Term 1st Year
Emergency Care in Athletic Training
Athletic Taping, Bracing, and Casting
Research Methods in Athletic Training
Psychosocial Issues in Athletic Training
Fall Term 1st Year
Lower Extremity Evaluation
Lower Extremity Therapeutic Interventions
Athletic Training Clinical Education I
Spring Term 1st Year
Upper Extremity Evaluation
Upper Extremity Therapeutic Interventions
Athletic Training Clinical Education II
Summer Term 2nd Year
Spine Evaluation & Therapeutic Interventions
General Medical Conditions in Athletic Training
Athletic Training Clinical Education III
Fall Term 2nd Year
Research Writing in Athletic Training
Pharmacology in Athletic Training
Organization & Administration in Athletic Training
Athletic Training Clinical Education IV
Spring Term 2nd Year
Athletic Training Clinical Education V
Graston Application for Athletic Training
Total Credit Hours60


Graduate students are advised by their program. Graduate students should reach out to their graduate program director for information regarding the structures in place to facilitate advisement. For more information visit the Graduate Academic Advisement catalog page.

Graduate students can also contact the Jack N. Averitt College of Graduate Studies for more information about their program director.
Phone: 912-478-COGS (2647)