Truman’s Master of Athletic Training (MAT) program provides you with specialized coursework and practical experience that prepare you for a successful career in athletic training.
You benefit from small, personal classes with a student-faculty ratio of 8:1. Your student experiences include but are not limited to cupping, Graston techniques, mental health first-aid training, grant writing, performance enhancement training, and therapeutic communication training.
Through broad-based professional preparation combined with close collaboration with professors and progressive clinical experiences, you’ll graduate from the program with the knowledge, skills and experience to take the national Board of Certification (BOC) exam to become a certified athletic trainer.
Program Clinical Experiences
Truman offers a variety of clinical experiences to enhance student learning during every phase of your learning. Some travel may be required, but many sites are located within a three-mile radius of campus. The Truman athletics programs and connections with local facilities provide a variety of learning opportunities. You have the opportunity to work with well-known professionals in the athletic training field. Schedule a visit today to explore these options.
Apply today. Applications for our MAT program are reviewed as they are received.
For information on State Authorization and licensure requirements in a particular state or territory, see State Authorization.
|Academic Year||Number of Students||Pass Rate on 1st Attempt||Overall Pass Rate (2 or more attempts)|
|2019-2020||5||4:5 or 80%||100%|
|2018-2019||8||8:8 or 100%||NA|
|2017-2018||7||7:7 or 100%||NA|
|2016-2017||8||8:8 or 100%||NA|
The national average for first-time test takers is 73.2%.
|Academic Year||Number of Students Graduating||Percentage of Graduates Employed as an Athletic Trainer||Percentage of Graduates Employed as Other|
|Academic Year||Number of Students Enrolled||Number of Students Graduating||Number of Students Returning||Percentage of Students Returning|
January 26, 2021
Congratulations are in order for Health Science student Mary Claire Hogan. Mary Claire has recently been recognized as Truman State’s 2021 Outstanding Undergraduate Major of the Year. On being recognized, Mary Claire writes, “I am deeply honored… Receiving this award is truly humbling and motivating, and it has reassured me that I have found my calling.” […]
October 30, 2020
Kirstyn Dietle, a Sophomore health and exercise science student, has recently made an incredible accomplishment. She has been accepted as an AHEC Scholar. AHEC is the Area Health Education Centers, and they help to provide the necessary skills and competencies needed to better serve rural and underserved communities. They have a curriculum that is self […]