Athletic Training Master of Science

2-Year Program

Beginning the summer of 2019 Winona State University will offer a two-year Masters of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) Program for students who have completed, or will complete by the MSAT start date, a bachelor’s degree and all program requirements. This option allows students to complete the professional graduate program in Athletic Training, including all courses and clinical education requirements necessary to become a certified athletic trainer.

Students within this option should apply for the WSU MSAT graduate program during the fall semester of their final year of undergraduate work. With admission to the MSAT program students will begin graduate coursework during the following summer session. Upon completion of the graduate program students will be eligible to sit for the Board of Certification (BOC) exam. View the MSAT Curriculum and Progression (PDF) Form for more information.

Implementation Timeline

The first cohort of graduate students will be accepted during the fall 2018 semester, with the professional phase of the program beginning during the summer 2019 semester.

Students interested in applying for admission should review the required pre-requisite courses and the application process information. Interested applicant are also encouraged to contact Brian Zeller, Director of the Athletic Training program, to answer any questions and to learn more about the program.