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Emory & Henry utilizes the centralized application service ATCAS


Requirements for Admission

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4-year institution
  • Completed a minimum of 50 observation hours with a Licensed/Certified Athletic Trainer
  • Minimum overall cumulative GPA of 2.75
  • Minimum prerequisite GPA of 3.0
  • Three letters of recommendation with a least one coming from a Licensed/Certified Athletic Trainer with whom the applicant observed
  • Completion of GRE (quantitative, verbal, and analytical writing) within the last five years.  Our GRE code = 2231
  • 500-word Essay
  • On-site Interview
  • Completed application via ATCAS 

Required Prerequisite Coursework

  • Nutrition  (2-3 credit hours)
  • Exercise Physiology (3-4 credit hours)
  • Kinesiology, Biomechanics, or Physics (3-4 credit hours)
  • General Biology  with lab (4 credit hours)
  • Statistics (4 credit hours)
  • General Chemistry with lab (4 credit hours)
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology with lab (8 credit hours)
  • Psychology (3 credit hours)

Recommended Coursework

  • Introduction to Healthcare Professions (1 credit hour or more)
  • Medical Terminology (2-3 credit hours)

Guaranteed Admission

Emory & Henry College is pleased to offer guaranteed admission into the MSAT for students completing their undergraduate degree at Emory & Henry.  Prospective students would need to meet all of the above MSAT admission requirements and prerequisite coursework before a seat would be reserved in the program.  The most common path for completing these requirements is through the Exercise Science major, although many majors could be utilized, such as Health and Human Performance or Biology.  Interested students should contact the Athletic Training Department Chair for more information. 


Transfer Policy

  • The Athletic Training Program may accept up to nine credit hours of program-specific courses that will be considered on a case by case basis. 
  • The coursework must have been completed at a regionally accredited institution and also from a program currently accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Athletic Training Education (CAATE) and taken within the two years prior to requesting consideration for transfer. 
  • The courses will be evaluated by the Admissions Committee of the program, including a faculty member with knowledge/expertise in the content area of the course being considered to determine equivalency to the program.

In order to consider transfer credit to the Athletic Training Program, the applicant must meet the following criteria:

  1. An applicant cannot have been dismissed by another program secondary to not meeting academic or professional standards.
  2. An applicant seeking transfer to this program must meet the minimal standard requirements for acceptance into the program.