Admission Process | Master of Science of Athletic Training

The Master of Science of Athletic Training program admits qualified students regardless of race, color, creed, gender, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, or disability that does not interfere with the performance of professional practice as provided by law.

Admission Paths

Students can enter the Master of Science of Athletic Training program in one of the following ways:

Path 1: Prior Degree

An individual who has completed an undergraduate or graduate degree at another institution or at Carroll may apply for the Master of Science of Athletic Training program. To be considered for admission, applicants must meet GPA requirements as well as successful completion of required MSAT prerequisite courses.

Path 2: Direct Admission

Incoming Carroll University first-year students seeking a Carroll bachelor’s degree may apply for direct admission to the 3+2 graduate completion program through the Carroll Office of Admission. To be considered for direct admission, applicants must provide high school course work and ACT or SAT scores.

Path 3: Non-Direct Admission

Current Carroll University undergraduate students seeking a Carroll bachelor’s degree in an approved discipline may apply for admission to the 3+2 completion program through the Carroll Office of Admission. To be considered for admission, applicants must meet GPA requirements as well as successful completion of required MSAT prerequisite courses as outlined on the applications requirement page.

About MSAT 3+2 Completion

Carroll University undergraduate students seeking a bachelor’s degree in an approved discipline can request to follow the 3 + 2 completion plan which requires the first three years of study to be completed at the undergraduate level of study. The final two years of the 3+2 plan consist of graduate-level study in the MSAT program.

A degree audit at the end of the junior year verifies that the required 128 total credits will be earned upon completion of year one of the graduate program. Upon successful completion of year one of the MSAT program, a bachelor’s degree is awarded. Upon successful completion of year two, a master’s degree is awarded.

Approved Majors for MSAT 3+2 Completion

Approved disciplines that allow the students to complete undergraduate degree requirements and the MSAT prerequisite courses include:
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