Master of Athletic Training: Application Information

Students who are interested in the Master of Athletic Training (MAT) program are encouraged to obtain information early, so that appropriate plans can be made to meet the prerequisites. This is a cohort-based program, and students will only be admitted to begin the program during the summer semester.

Application Checklist for Master of Athletic Training Program

  • Online application and $40 fee
  • Official GRE test scores (sent directly to Graduate Office)
  • Personal Statement (uploaded in online application)
  • Three letters of recommendation with accompanying MAT form  (Submit recommender’s information in online application)
  • Transcripts  from all colleges and universities from which you earned college credit, including high school dual credit (Truman applicants do not need to submit Truman transcripts)
  • Signed Observation Hours Form (Upload in online application)
  • Syllabus submitted for each of the following courses via the online application (if not taken at Truman):
    • Nutrition (3 credit hours)
    • First Aid/CPR (3 credit hours)
    • Human Anatomy with Lab (4 credit hours)
    • Human Physiology with Lab (4 credit hours)
    • General Psychology (3 credit hours)
    • Statistics (3 credit hours)
    • NOTE: All course must have a grade of “C” or better.


Applications for acceptance into the Master of Athletic Training program are due on the following dates:

Summer: April 1 (Priority Deadline: Feb. 15)
Note: This is a cohort-based program that only begins during the Summer II session in July each year.

Please note, to enroll during regular enrollment/registration dates, your application should be completed by Feb. 1 for Summer start.


For questions regarding the Master of Athletic Training program, contact the program director, Dr. Brandy Schneider.
Phone: 660-785-4407