Who would be interested in this program?
People who are interested in a career in sports medicine and allied health care, like working with both acute care and rehabilitation. Athletic Trainers work in a wide variety of settings from Professional Sports, Colleges, High Schools, clinics, in industrial and corporate settings, in performing arts, law enforcement, US Military, NASCAR and Indy Car.
List specific requirements for this program:
*Program Admission Requirements
All applicants for the program need to apply using ATCAS the Centralized Application Service for Athletic Training. All required application materials, information, and documents to complete within ATCAS are found on the AT Program website and the program handbook.
*Program Pre-Requisites Courses
-Basic Anatomy (3) and Human Physiology (3) or A & P I (3hrs) and A & P II (3hrs)
-Exercise Physiology (3hrs)
-Biomechanics or Kinesiology (3hrs)
-Strength & Conditioning (3hrs)
-Medical Terminology (3hrs)
-Intro to Psychology (3hrs)
-Intro to Athletic Training or Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries (2-3hrs)
-Undergraduate Cum GPA 2.50 and a 3.0 GPA in Pre-Requisite Courses
-50 Hours of documented clinical observation/experience under an ATC obtained within 2 years
prior to program application. Hours must have been obtained under an AT, hours under the
supervision of a physical therapist DO NOT count unless the individual is dual credentialed as an
AT and the hours were obtained in a traditional athletic training facility or field setting not in an
outpatient physical therapy clinic.
After submission of the ATCAS application, the review commitee will issue an initial acceptance decision. Post-acceptance students will be required to complete the post-accept requirements outlined on the website, to include the graduate admissions application.
-Completion of a College of Health Science Required Criminal Record Background Check and
Supplemental MS in AT Program Health Records and Forms (see AT program website or handbook for more
**Additional Program Application Requirements to the EKU Graduate school can be found at AT program website. The following application materials are requirements to the to the Graduate school office:
-Graduate School Application and Fee
-GRE Scores; TOEFL Scores as needed
Where are recent graduates of the program employed?:
-University of Alabama Football
-University of Nebraska Football
-Marshall University Athletics
-University of Kentucky Sports Medicine
-Various High School / Clinic's in KY, MD, TX, OH
How do students get more information?
Dr. Matthew Sabin- Matthew.Sabin@eku.edu