MAT Application Checklist & Deadlines

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
  • Personal Statement (uploaded in online application)
  • Three letters of recommendation with accompanying MAT form  (Submit recommender’s information in online application)
  • The prerequisite courses should appear on the transcript and come from an accredited institution of higher education.
  • Signed Observation Hours Form (Upload in online application)
  • These are the prerequisite courses for the MAT program. They should appear on the transcript, having come from an accredited institution of higher education, all courses must have a grade of “C” or better:
    • Chemistry (3 credit hours)
    • Biology (3 credit hours)
    • Physics (3 credit hours)
    • 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)
  • OPTIONAL: Graduate Teaching/Research Assistantship (GTRA) application (available as part of online application)

Deadlines

Applications for acceptance into the Master of Athletic Training program may be accepted beginning August 1 for rolling admission. Deadline to upload application materials is April 1.

Note: This is a cohort-based program that only begins during the Summer II session in July each year.

Contact

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