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Graduate Programs

Master of Athletic Training (MAT)

2022 Admissions Requirements 

There are two options to apply to the MAT program at Wheeling University.  Students will be selected upon evaluation of the following factors:

Option 1 – (for high school seniors interested in Athletic Training)

  1. Acceptance into the Integrated Concurrent 5-year (3+2) degree program
  2. Completion of all general education requirements prior to acceptance into the MAT Program
  3. 3.0 Cumulative GPA; 3.0 Prerequisite GPA
  4. C or above in all pre-requisite courses: 
    • One Semester of Biology with lab
    • One Semester of Chemistry with lab
    • One Semester of Physics with lab
    • One Semester of Human Anatomy with lab*
    • One Semester of Human Physiology with lab*
    • One Semester of Statistics
    • One Semester of Introduction of Psychology
    • One Semester of Exercise Physiology

* Anatomy and Physiology 1 and 2 may substitute for these pre-requisites.

  1. Completion of graduate admission application, resume, and two professional references
  2. Completion of Clinical Observation Experience
  1. Minimum of 50 hours  
    • Completed on the Clinical Observation form included on the graduate      admission application 
  2. Must be completed with a qualified Athletic Training Preceptor 
    • Must be BOC credentialed
    • Must hold current state licensure or registration
  3. Interview with Faculty of the MAT program (at the discretion of the program Faculty)

Option 2 – (for college seniors interested in Athletic Training)

  1. B.A. or B.S. degree from an accredited institution of higher education
  2. 3.0 Cumulative GPA; 3.0 Prerequisite GPA
  3. C or above in all pre-requisite courses: 
    • One Semester of Biology with lab
    • One Semester of Chemistry with lab
    • One Semester of Physics with lab
    • One Semester of Human Anatomy with lab*
    • One Semester of Human Physiology with lab*
    • One Semester of Statistics
    • One Semester of Introduction of Psychology
    • One Semester of Exercise Physiology

* Anatomy and Physiology 1 and 2 may substitute for these pre-requisites.

  1. Completion of graduate admission application, resume, and two professional references
  2. Completion of Clinical Observation Experience 
  1. Minimum of 50 hours  
    • Completed on the Clinical Observation form included on the graduate      admission application 
  2. Must be completed with a qualified Athletic Training Preceptor 
    • Must be BOC credentialed
    • Must hold current state licensure or registration
  3. Interview with Faculty of the MAT program (at the discretion of the program Faculty)

***Exceptions to the admission requirements, including pre-requisite course requirements, will be made on an individual basis provided the student’s progression within the MAT is obtainable.

Terms

TERM I – SUMMER 2022

6 Weeks (Online)

Start Date:  May 9, 2022

Last Day to Withdraw:  May 13, 2022

End of May Term:  June 17, 2022

TERM II – FALL 2022

16 Weeks (In-House)

Start Date:  August 29, 2022

Last Day to Withdraw:  September 2, 2022

End of Fall Term:  December 16, 2022

TERM III – SPRING 2023

16 Weeks (In-House)

Start Date: January 9, 2023

Last Day to Withdraw:  January 13, 2023

End of Spring Term:  April 27, 2023

SUMMER 2023

TERM IV

8 Weeks (In-House)

Start Date:  May 8, 2023

Last Day to Withdraw: May 12, 2023

End of Spring Term:  June 30, 2023

TERM I

6 Weeks (Online)

Start Date:  May 8, 2023

Last Day to Withdraw:  May 12, 2023

End of Spring Term:  June 16, 2023

FALL 2023

TERM V

16 Weeks – Intensive Clinical, Board Prep (On-line), Capstone (In-Person)

TERM II

16 Weeks (In-House)