Athletic Training at Winona State

Winona State University has a long-standing tradition of graduates who become certified athletic trainers and make positive contributions to the allied health profession of athletic training.

Some WSU graduates have secured positions with professional, semi-professional and Olympic teams. Others have been hired as:

  • university head athletic trainers
  • clinic directors
  • physician clinics
  • industrial/corporate athletic trainers
  • high school athletic trainers

The WSU Athletic Training program provides students with the knowledge and skills required to become highly competent, multi-skilled healthcare professionals.

Students complete a rigorous academic program both in the classroom and in the clinical setting, using the most advanced technology and evidence-based research.

Applications Now Being Accepted!

Apply for the Summer 2019 cohort.

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The Athletic Training program has transitioned to an entry level Master of Science in  Athletic Training (MSAT) (PDF) program.

Freshmen students interested in this professional program can complete both a bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and a master’s degree in Athletic Training in only five years.

At this time, the WSU Athletic Training Program is not accepting new applications into the undergraduate program.

Students who have completed a bachelor's degree can apply for the two-year professional MSAT program to become an athletic trainer.

Learn more about the five-year Athletic Training program (3+2 - BS and MSAT) and two-year MSAT program.


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