Athletic Training Program Costs

The following information is provided as an estimate of the costs associated with being an athletic training major at Winona State University.  Please note that a portion of these costs are required as a component of your academic coursework, with others being recommended by the faculty and staff of the Winona State University Athletic Training Program.

Current graduate tuition for Winona State University and the Master of Science in Athletic Training program can be obtained by viewing the Cost of Attendance website.

HERS 590, 591, 690, 691, 692
Travel to affiliated clinical sites is required during portions of their clinical education. Students should anticipate costs in traveling to these sites during their clinical experiences.

Minnesota Department of Human Services Background Checks
Background checks are required for all students within the HERS Department who are enrolled in courses with clinical/practical experiences. This is a one-time expense at the start of the academic program. Approximate cost $30.

Liability Insurance
WSU policy is that all students who are performing clinical education to obtain personal liability insurance. This policy is purchased by the University on an annual basis. Approximate cost annually is $15, which is added to your WSU Student Account statement at the beginning of the fall semester.

Students are required to become a member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA), the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers' Association (GLATA) and the Minnesota Athletic Trainers' Association (MATA) upon beginning the MSAT program. This allows the student to become eligible for state, district and national scholarships and enhances professional development as a future certified athletic trainer. Membership is also necessary for the A-Track software that is currently used by the MSAT program for student tracking and assessment.

Current NATA Membership dues structure can be found on the NATA Membership website.

Admitted students to the MSAT Program will receive a t-shirt and polo shirt during their clinical education. Students may also choose to purchase other clothing/items at their discretion.