Athletic Training Graduate Admission


Students applying to the M.S. in athletic training program must complete the following prerequisite courses with grades of C or better:

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Statistics
  • Basic Athletic Training Course
  • Health and Wellness
  • Anatomy and Physiology (8 credits)
  • Chemistry (4 credits)
  • General Physics (4 credits)
  • Kinesiology with Lab
  • Exercise Physiology with Lab
  • Biology

Application Requirements

You must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Admission to the program requires applicants to complete an Application for Graduate Admission at Salisbury University – visit the Graduate Studies Office for details – and the following program-specific requirements:

  • Two letters of recommendation. One must be from an athletic trainer who provided clinical supervision within the past two years.
  • An essay that addresses a current health-related topic. Rating on this essay will be based on critical thinking and writing ability.
  • Preferred, but not required: Verification of current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification as a health care provider or professional rescuer.
  • Preferred, but not required: Verification of First Aid Certification.

Students can also apply by visiting the Athletic Training Centralized Application System.