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 | You have or will soon complete an undergraduate degree at an institution other than Carroll University.

An individual who has completed an undergraduate degree at an institution other than Carroll University is welcome to apply using the Athletic Training Centralized Application System. Carroll University alumni may apply using ATCAS or the Non-Direct Admission path outlined below. To be considered for admission, applicants must meet GPA requirements as well as successful completion of required MSAT prerequisite courses. Learn more about the MSAT program application requirements.

Path 1: Apply Through ATCAS

Path 2: Non-Direct Admission | You are a current Carroll University student seeking a bachelor’s degree or an alumnus of Carroll.

Current Carroll University undergraduate students and alums are encouraged to apply using the Carroll University application. To be considered for admission, applicants must meet GPA requirements as well as successful completion of required MSAT prerequisite courses. Learn more about the MSAT program application requirements.

Path 2: Apply to Carroll

Path 3: Direct Admission | You will be a first-year student seeking a bachelor’s degree at Carroll University.

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 meet the following criteria:

Carroll University students with direct admission status must satisfy all MSAT program prerequisite requirements by the end of spring semester of their junior year in order to advance into year one of the graduate MSAT program in their senior year. Learn more about direct admission at Carroll University.

Path 3: Apply to Carroll

 

*About MSAT 3+2 Completion

Carroll University undergraduate students seeking a bachelor’s degree in an approved discipline can follow a 3+2 completion plan where the first three years are completed at the undergraduate level,  and pending progression or admission standards are met, the final two years are completed at the graduate level.

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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