Admission Requirements

Your first steps


Program admission and progression for pre-athletic training pathway

Student interested in the pre-AT pathway must officially declare the major, complete the Pre-AT interest form, and meet with a program advisor. In order to successfully progress through this pathway, students are required to remain eligible for the required clinical experiences. Eligibility criteria for clinical experiences include:

  • Students must earn a B or better in all ATC courses and a C- or higher in all MAT pre-admission required courses.
  • Students must pass a drug test and a background check.
  • Students must provide evidence of current Emergency Cardiac Care (ECC) certification at the Basic Life Support/Professional Rescuer level or beyond.
  • Students must have current documentation of completed HIPAA and FERPA training on file with the department.
  • Students must have documentation of current immunizations and be in good health.

Program admission and progression for traditional pathway

Students not interested in the pre-AT pathway must officially declare the major and meet with a college or program advisor to review career goals and develop their 4th year of the Sports Medicine curriculum based on their career interest and/or to strengthen their application to the MAT upon completion of the bachelor’s degree.